How Seniors Can Stay in-the-know

High-fire danger months are approaching so it’s critical to prepare now. If there’s a wildfire in your area, the power could be turned off for public safety. Stay informed and make sure your contact information is up-to-date. Go to My Account (sdge.com/MyAccount) Click on “Manage My Account” and update your contact information, including email address You can also sign up …

Make and practice your emergency plan

With September being disaster preparedness month, now is the time for seniors to get prepared. If you suddenly had to deal with an emergency, such as a fire or earthquake, would you know what to do? Your safety may depend on how well prepared you are. Here are some resources to help you get started. Learn the basics in our …

Computer Classes Offered for Seniors

FOUNDATION FOR SENIOR CARE OPENS REGISTRATION FOR FALL COMPUTER CLASSES Fallbrook — September 7, 2018        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) …

Show You Care, Buy A Chair

Show you care and buy a chair for clients at “The Club” Fallbrook Adult Day Care Center. “The Club” lovingly cares for adults with cognitive impairments such as dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. Our chairs are worn out and need to be replaced. Caring for these wonderful people would not be possible without special chairs like these that allow them to …

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 …