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 …

Lower your home heating costs

During colder months, heating is often the number one energy expense for many people. In fact, heating your home can account for more than half of your total monthly natural gas bill, if you have a natural gas furnace (over 90% of furnaces are fueled by natural gas).  Heating can total over 40% of your electric bill, if your heating …

You may qualify for a discount on your SDG&E bill

SDG&E offers several Assistance Programs to help lower your monthly bill while making your home more comfortable. Read more to determine if you qualify: CARE: With the California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program, you can save every month on your bill. Eligibility is based on current household income or participation in certain public assistance programs and the number of …

Stay in the Know with Energy Alerts

Even if you’re on the go, you can still keep track of your energy use and costs with email or text alerts. These alerts give you information about your account, bill, energy use, and more. You can subscribe to any or all of these alerts. Your pre-set spending goal was exceeded. Your pre-set electric or gas use level was exceeded. …

Summer Computer Class Registration June 29 – July 7, 2017

The Foundation for Senior Care will sponsor a series of classes at the Senior Care Computer Learning Center that will be taught by volunteer computer technicians. Registration runs from Thursday, June 29 to Friday, July 7 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at 135 South Mission Road, on the corner of Mission and Fig. The office will be closed July 3 …

Seniors and Self Neglect

Our Care Advocacy program often runs into cases of seniors and self neglect. The sad thing is that we are not typically the first people to spot it. Indeed, many neighbors, landlords, and service providers are often aware that the senior is in distress, but just don’t know what to do. Here’s the link to Adult Protective Services and information …

Promoting Heart Health in Adults and Seniors

Seeing all of the hearts and expressions of love for Valentine’s Day is a great reminder that February is also National Heart Month – a time to focus making positive changes in your life to protect your heart. The heart is central to survival, so taking good care of it is essential. It is also important to make sure that …