Seniors when you use energy will matter this year

Throughout California, businesses are already paying electricity costs based on when it’s used. Residential households will start making the switch to Time-of-Use pricing plans in March. These plans give you more choice and control for managing your energy use. With these plans, prices are lower all day except between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. How it works With Time-of-Use, when …

Need help with your energy bill, seniors?

SDG&E has several assistance programs to help lower your monthly energy bill while keeping your home comfortable.  California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program: Save 30% or more every month on your bill. Eligibility is based on participation in certain public assistance programs, or household income and how many people live in your home.  sdge.com/CARE  Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) …

Foundation for Senior Care Adds Two Activity Assistants at “The Club”

“The Club” Fallbrook Adult Day Care Center recently added two Activity Assistants — Steve Warren and Robert Tappendorf — to its staff of caregivers to assist clients with crafts and activities.  “These two gifted gentlemen offer special insights to our male Club clients,” said Center Administrator Susan Crivello. “Robert and Steve have ‘Old Soul’ hearts and interact very well with …

Seniors are you ready to drive electric?

There are many perks to driving an electric vehicle (EV) or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). You help lower greenhouse gas emissions in your community, save on fuel and maintenance costs, and qualify for tax breaks. EVs are stylish and perform well, generating peak torque from a standstill. Watch a Tesla leave a Corvette in its dust! EVs have gone …

Seniors when you use energy will matter this year

Throughout California, businesses are already paying electricity costs based on when it’s used. Residential households will start making the switch to Time-of-Use pricing plans next month. These plans give you more choice and control for managing your energy use. With these plans, prices are lower all day except between the hours of 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. when prices are …

Scam alert: Spike seen in scammers targeting SDG&E customers

Seniors Beware Criminals impersonating SDG&E work year-round to come up with new ways to defraud people, and recently there’s been a spike. These criminals threaten to turn power off if their victims don’t make an immediate payment. SDG&E will never do that. They never contact customers to get their credit card, banking or other financial information over the phone, nor does …

Senior Concern Seminar- Elder Law & Estate Planning

Presented by attorney Scott Stewart, Senior Concern Seminars are family round tables offered to the community free of charge to help families in the areas of estate, financial, business, real estate as well as long- term care planning with the focus on Elder Law. Lunch will be provided, registration is required. All four seminars will be held at Christ the …

Foundation for Senior Care Offers Educational Seminar for Seniors Feb. 13

With concerns about new tax laws and the likelihood of disability in our aging population, the Foundation for Senior Care is co-hosting an educational seminar for local seniors as well financial planners and real estate professionals with California Estate and Elder Law attorney Scott Stewart, Esq. on February 13 from noon until 1:30. It will be held at the Christ …

Seniors want to save energy at home this winter?

There are many steps seniors can take that will help reduce overall energy costs. The more efficient your home is, and the less energy transferred from inside to outside, the less energy it’ll take to keep your home comfortable. Check out these winter energy-savings tips: Sunshine is your friend! Open the curtains and blinds on west- and east-facing windows during …