Complete healthcare and friendly support to keep you living safely at home

Center for Elders’ Independence Guardian Adult Day Center

Current Members: 510-433-1150
Become a Member: 844-319-1150
Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Monday through Friday

3905 San Pablo Dam Road
El Sobrante, CA 94803

Serving our respected elders in El Sobrante, Richmond, Hilltop, San Pablo, Pinole, Hercules, Rodeo, Crockett, Martinez

Activities, friends and a senior gym are all ready to welcome you.

Our El Sobrante location brings seniors together to enjoy a tasty hot lunch or a chance to play games, be crafty or simply enjoy a live performance. Members can also spend time in the senior gym with the help of a physical therapist or visit with their social worker.

Unique to this location is a sitting lounge area, a small group activity room, and a full fenced outdoor courtyard to enjoy fresh air and sunshine.


Take a Video Tour

People You'll Meet at the Guardian Adult Day Center


Heather Madaus, MSW

“I work hard to ensure our program is delivered with respect, care and dignity to every participant who comes to El Sobrante. We see the joy this brings every day.”

My goal is to support participants in maintaining their independence and quality of life in the community and we see the joy that this bring every day. As the center director, I work hard to ensure that our program is delivered with respect, care and dignity to every participant who comes to El Sobrante. I come to work ready to solve problems, provide excellent care, and most importantly, build connections and engagement with participants, families and community providers.

After graduating from San Diego State University with my Bachelor of Science in Psychology, I began my career in the San Diego area working with chronically mentally ill adult patients. I continued my studies earning a Masters of Social Work, also from San Diego State University. Afterwards, I spent six years in Massachusetts as both a case manager and a clinical social worker providing mental healthcare for adult patients before returning to California. In 2011, I joined Guardian Adult Day Health Center as a social worker. Four years later, I was promoted to program director providing leadership, management, and coordinating many aspects of the day healthcare setting. Guardian joined Center for Elders’ Independence in 2018. We had the amazing opportunity to have the center remodeled, as well as the addition of many more resources and opportunities for participants and staff.

Outside of work, I enjoy reading mysteries, participating in a book club, and hiking on local trails with my husband. I have two sons in college, a twin sister, older brother and a cat who looks and acts like a tiger.

CEI provides care to older adults who live in the following East Bay zip codes:

94501  City Of Alameda
94502  City Of Alameda
94516  Canyon
94520  Concord (North)
94523  Pleasant Hill
94524  Concord (West)
94525  Crockett
94527  Concord
94528  Diablo
94530  El Cerrito
94540  Hayward (Airport)
94541  Hayward (North)
94542  Hayward (South)
94544  Hayward (South)
94545  Hayward (South)
94546  Hayward/Castro Valley

94547  Hercules
94549  Walnut Creek/Lafayette
94552  Hayward/Castro Valley
94553  Martinez
94556  Moraga
94563  Orinda
94564  Pinole
94568  Dublin
94572  Rodeo
94577  San Leandro (Marina/DT)
94578  San Leandro (Chabot)
94579  San Leandro (South)
94580  San Lorenzo
94595  Rossmoor
94596  Walnut Creek
94597  Walnut Creek

94601  Fruitvale, Seminary
94602  Dimond
94603  Elmhurst
94605  Seminary
94606  San Antonio
94607  West Oakland
94608  Emeryville
94609  Temescal
94610  Lake Merritt, Trestle Glen
94611  Piedmont, Montclair, Downtown
94612  Downtown
94613  Mills College
94618  Rockridge
94619  Millmont
94621  Eastmont
94625  Port of Oakland

94702  Southwest Berkeley
94703  Southwest Berkeley
94704  East Berkeley
94705  Upper Ashby
94706  Albany
94707  Albany, Berkeley
94708  North Berkeley, Kensington
94709  Grizzly Peak
94710  West Berkeley
94720  UC Berkeley
94801  Richmond
94803  Richmond, El Sobrante
94804  Richmond
94805  Richmond, San Pablo
94806  Richmond
94820  El Sobrante