Hearts & Minds Activity Center

A nonprofit organization

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Enriching day programs, inter-generational activities, and educational support for those living with dementia.

The Alzheimer’s Activity Center (AAC) is a large-capacity adult day program for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia.  Referred to as “The Club”, the AAC is licensed for up to 90 participants per day and provides a rich menu of activities for cognitive stimulation, physical activity, recreation, socialization and nutritional support for individuals with mild to advanced dementia.

Programming is enhanced by a daily intergenerational activity with RRAD’s on-site, licensed preschool, the Rosa Elena Childcare Center (RECC).  Children, ages 2 to 5, join the “grandmas and Grandpas” once a day, Monday through Friday, for an arts, gardening, craft, singing or story time activity.

Thanks to all who participated in last year’s SV Gives.  You raised over $16,000 for RRAD in a span of 24 hours!  Your support helped to make the following possible:

  • 207 dementia-affected individuals were served at “The Club”
  • 35 preschoolers increased their kindergarten readiness while enjoying daily intergenerational activity opportunities
  • Family caregivers received 131,588 hours of respite/relief
  • 6,593 hours of community education and caregiver support groups

What Others are Saying:

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking the best care of [my mom] while I was at work!  I will remember ‘for her’ how happy she was to go to ‘her Center’ and what it meant to her to be around people who showed her compassion, respect and love.”

“While at the RECC, my child has learned so much from the intergenerational programming, and has been able to communicate better.”


Please see our Facebook page for more! Here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/www.alzactivitycenter.org?fref=ts


You can also see a video and read our Wish Book Story with the San Jose Mercury News here: http://www.mercurynews.info/wishbook/2014/wbalvern.shtml

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Hearts & Minds Activity Center

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SAN JOSE, CA 95128


(408) 279-7515

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