Al’z Place

Art is a regular activity at Al'z Place.

Al’z Place provides adult day care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or severe memory impairment. The adult program is available five days per week, eight hours per day. Therapeutic activities include physical exercise, active and quiet games, reminiscence, validation therapy, doll therapy, and other failure-free activities. A hot lunch that meets one-third of the Dietary Reference Intake for seniors is provided, as well as two snacks daily.

Al’z Place now has a home on Facebook! Al’z Place is stepping into the social media spotlight with its very own Facebook page, all thanks to the wonderful collaboration with the students at UF College of Nursing !🤝 Join us, hit like, follow along, and share our new space where we’ll celebrate our community and the exceptional moments of care and connection. 🌟👍 Your support helps our journey go further!

For more information about Al’z Place, contact Jessica Burley at 352-265-9256 or email!

Click here to view the “Facebook for Beginners” guide courtesy of the UF College of Nursing Students!

Check out our New Al’z Place Brochure courtesy of the UF College of Nursing Students!

Check out these Additional Resources courtesy of the UF College of Nursing Students: Hospice Care Resource | Caregiver Strain Resource

To get involved as a volunteer or intern:

  • Volunteers make a positive difference in the lives of many seniors and are a significant part of the programs and services that ElderCare of Alachua County offers. ElderCare welcomes volunteers of all ages, both individual and as groups volunteering together. Whether you can provide one hour or 100 hours per year, your contribution of time and service is important to the seniors we serve at ElderCare.
  • Volunteering at Al’z Place involves assisting seniors with Alzheimer’s or memory impairment in their daily activities and/or serving lunch.

For more about volunteer opportunities, please contact Nick Hauzer, Program Manager | ElderCare, Senior Recreation Center & Volunteer Services at 352-265-9200 |

Contact us for more information:

  • Hours: 7:45 am – 4:00 pm (Monday through Friday)
  • Address: 1610 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Phone: 352-265-9200
  • Fax: 352-265-9234

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We announce the sponsorship of the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Nondiscrimination Policy: Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled eligible participants at the center and will be provided regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation. 

Free and Reduced Price-Meal Policy Statement: Participants eligible for free and/or reduced-price meals must complete an application with documentation of eligibility information including the number and names of all household members, the last four digits of the Social Security Number of the head of household/primary wage earner or adult signing the application or an indication that a household member does not have one, total monthly household income or Food Stamps, SSI, or Medicaid identification number, and the signature of an adult care center participant.