About On Lok

We believe that every individual is empowered to age with dignity and independence. Our mission is to relentlessly pursue quality of life and quality of care for older adults and their families.

Serving seniors for over 50 years.

Where Seniors Embrace Life

A old photo of OnLok staff taken in 1975

Our History

When On Lok founded the groundbreaking PACE healthcare model, we established ourselves as pioneers in elderly care. Today, we continue to innovate care for seniors of all ages.

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Our dedicated volunteer boards of directors and passionate management team lead the way for our organization.

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Policy & Community Engagement

Our strong voice continues to shape the landscape of healthcare, housing, and long-term supportive services for older adults.

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Impact Report

As a nonprofit organization, On Lok puts every dollar of funding to work for seniors in our communities.

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On Lok News

Download our newsletter to stay updated on the latest happenings at On Lok.

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Fifty years ago, Marie-Louise Ansak and Dr. William Gee co-founded On Lok on the principles that accessible health care, supportive services, and housing were necessary for the frail elderly to avoid unnecessary institutionalization. Today, we continue to carry forward their mission, with innovative programs and policy advocacy to help all seniors stay healthy, active, and connected to their community.

– Grace Li, CEO
OnLok staff cooking eggrolls for the elderly patients during a saturday service

Our Programs

Whether you are looking for the full range of healthcare and support services from On Lok PACE, activities and wellness classes at On Lok 30th Street Senior Center, or other senior programs, we have you covered.

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On Lok is a community-based organization, working closely with our community partners to improve policy and innovate senior services.

News about On Lok and the positive impact we are having on seniors’ lives

On Lok PACE Empowers Seniors to Embrace Life

On Lok improves quality of life and quality of care for San Francisco seniors, families, and caregivers.

Honor, Love, Respect our Seniors Community Campaign

Community-based organizations unite to celebrate the Lunar New Year tradition in a powerful way.