The Center for Elders’ Independence (CEI) has a long history of providing quality services to frail,
low-income older adults in the East Bay. Our preceding organization, Community Adult Day Health Services (CADHS), opened Alameda County’s first Adult Day Health Center(ADHC) in 1982.
CADHS merged with the Coalition for Elders’ Independence in 1991 to become the first California
replication of the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), an inter-disciplinary model of
community-based health and social services pioneered by On Lok in San Francisco in the 1970s. Some
highlights so far: