Self-Help for the Elderly -- Helping Seniors Help Themselves Since 1966

Alzheimer's Day Care Resource Center Self-Help for the Elderly Alzheimer's Day Care Resource Center is a licensed facility that serves seniors and adults with moderate to advanced stages of Alzheimer's Disease or dementia. We strive to promote the social, emotional and physical well-being of our participants with the ultimate goal of helping them maintain and/or restore their optimal functional potential.

The Alzheimer's Day Care Resource Center (ADCRC) program is partly funded by the Department of Aging and Adult Services.

| Contact | Services | Our staff | Admission and Fees |

Contact408 22nd Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121map
(415) 677-7556

Services An individualized care plan is developed based on each participant's unique needs. Services may include:

  • Health
    • Nursing services
    • Rehabilitation services
    • Dietary counseling and nutrition education
    • Psychiatric and psychological services
    • Podiatric services
    • Personal care services
  • Social support
    • Medical social services and counseling
    • Support group for participants and caregivers
  • Activities
    • Recreational and social activities
    • Group exercises
    • Field trips and excursions
    • Holiday celebrations
  • Transportation and meals
    • Transportation to and from homes if needed
    • Hot, nutritious lunches and snacks

Our staff Our multi-disciplinary team assesses the medical, psychosocial and functional status of each participant and develops an individualized plan of care geared to their unique needs.
Our multi-cultural staff speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Toishanese, and other Chinese dialects, enabling services to be provided in over 5 languages.

Admission and fees Although many of our referrals come from home care agencies, hospitals, and health care professionals may refer a potential applicant who lives in or nearby San Francisco. However, priority is given to those who live in the outer Richmond neighborhood in San Francisco.
Prior to initial assessments, participants must first receive written approval from their primary care physician to attend the center and show proof of tuberculosis clearance within the past 12 months.
Medi-cal covers the cost of day services for eligible participants. Private-pay rates are also available on a sliding-scale basis depending on the participant's income and assets.