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Kwok Yuen Assisted Living in San Jose

The Kwok Yuen Assisted Living residential care facility is an attractive Spanish-colonial building situated on two beautifully landscaped acres in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose within a quiet and peaceful residential area. It is designed to provide 24-hour board and care services to adults 60 years of age or older.

Kwok Yuen offers 40 single bedrooms in a two-floor building. The facility accommodates ambulatory and non-ambulatory residents. RCFE license number 435294269. A large dining room, spacious living room and landscaped courtyard are all designed to create a serene and home-like setting. Family members are able to meet their loved ones in comfortable lounges specially designed for them. Residents of Kwok Yuen can also continue to enrich their lives by participating in the activities offered by the M.T. Liang Center located in the same building where provides nutritious lunch and activities for older adults in the community.

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Over 20 years of experience Self-Help for the Elderly opened its first assisted living facility in San Francisco’s Richmond District in 1989. It currently operates two facilities: Autumn Glow in San Francisco and Kwok Yuen, located at SHE’s San Jose Campus, specializing in serving age over 60 Chinese speaking elders.

Features In addition to the modern and gracious facility, a comprehensive range of services and amenities are offered for one fixed monthly fee including:

  • Single private bedrooms
  • Private or shared bathrooms
  • Assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, grooming, and dressing
  • 24-hour emergency response system
  • Professionally trained staff especially in dementia care
  • Individually designed personal care plan
  • Medication management
  • Medical transportation arrangement
  • Full housekeeping and laundry
  • Multi-lingual staff including several Chinese dialects
  • Three nutritious meals a day, light snacks and refreshments
  • Cable TV access
  • Wide range of daily activities and programs


  • Daily exercises and outdoor walks
  • Cultural arts and crafts
  • Table games and Mahjong
  • Music appreciation
  • Parties and festive celebrations
  • Weekly field trips and shopping
  • Lunch excursions and more

Special Care

  • Contract on-site Physical Therapist
  • Contract Podiatrist regular visit
  • Close communication with individual’s physician and pharmacy