Seniors may qualify for a discount on their SDG&E bill

SDG&E offers several Assistance Programs to help lower monthly energy bills, including seniors bills, while making your home comfortable. California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) (com/CARE): 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. Family Electric Rate Assistance …

Stay cool during the dog days of summer!

No one likes higher-than-expected energy bills. Here are some tips to reduce your energy use during the warmer months – without sacrificing your family’s comfort. Turn off ceiling fans when you leave the room. Remember that fans cool people, not rooms, by creating a wind chill effect. On hot days, avoid using the oven; cook on the stove, use a …

Community Insights – Elder Law & Estate Planning

Presented by attorney Scott Stewart, Community Insights 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 three seminars will be held at Christ the King …

Seniors you may qualify for a discount on your SDG&E bill

SDG&E offers several Assistance Programs to help seniors lower your monthly energy bill while making your home comfortable. California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program (com/CARE): 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. Family Electric Rate Assistance …

Increase the performance of your heating and cooling system

Increase the comfort of your home and the savings in your wallet through quality care of your heating and cooling system. The AC Quality Care Program provides you with specially trained contractors to keep your heating and cooling systems running at top performance. Sign up, and you’ll receive a $250 initial rebate. You’ll also get the option to receive a …

Seniors save energy – and money – in your home

The wonderful thing about saving energy is that, in addition to helping the environment, seniors save money. It’s like contributing to a good cause and ending up with more money in your pocket. Many energy-saving upgrades increase the comfort, convenience, and aesthetics of your home. Reap financial rewards when you buy energy-efficient appliances and boos your overall home efficiency with …

Smartphone class at Crestview Estates

Computer Training Offered for Seniors

Registration is open for Summer Computer Classes   The Foundation for Senior Care will sponsor a series of computer classes taught by volunteer computer technicians at the Crestview Estates Clubhouse. Registration is open online at www.foundationforseniorcare.org or at the Foundation for Senior Care,135 S Mission Road, Fallbrook (the corner of Mission and Fig) from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. The …

Seniors with earned income tax credit; it’s your money, get it!

Get the money you deserve! Do you earn $22,300 or less? Have you lived in California for more than half of the year? You may be eligible for the expanded California Earned Income Tax Credit. Visit CalEITc4Me.org to find out how much in state and federal earned income tax credits you may be able to receive just for filing your …

Seniors Receive free energy alerts to keep their budget on track

Watch your energy use and costs with email or text alerts from SDG&E. Energy alerts can help you set monthly spending goals, track your progress and get automated alerts to stay in control and on budget. Alerts you can sign up for include: Your pre-set spending goal was exceeded Your pre-set electric or gas use level was exceeded You’ve moved …

Seniors should be aware – new pricing plans based on time of day

It’s time to start thinking about energy differently. To support the statewide commitment to reliable and sustainable energy, time of use pricing plans are now available to you. The plans are different from the current tiered option, which is based on how much energy you use.  New time of use plans look at the time of day you are using …