Offices Closed to the Public Until December 7 – Services Available by Phone

The Foundation for Senior Care offices are closed to the public until December 7, and staff will be working remotely.  Two administration building staff members tested positive for COVID November 20th.   All other staff members have tested negative.  In an abundance of caution and concern for our community, the administration office and Adult Day Care closed on Monday November 23rd …

Seniors did you know you could be eligible to receive no-cost home upgrades?

Right now, due to COVID-19, many San Diegans are having a difficult time. SDG&E offers programs that can help those in need of assistance. Whether you rent or own, you could be eligible to receive no-cost energy-efficient home improvements that can make your home more comfortable and save you money now and for years to come. Just reach out to …

Caring during the holiday season, make it stress-less

Well, the holidays are upon us and that means added stress for a caregiver. In prior years, you may have joyfully anticipated and participated in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season (including shopping, attending parties, tree decorating, cooking, etc.) Now, however, you may just want the whole thing over with. The additional stress of family gatherings, gift buying, …

Seniors are you prepared for a public safety power shutoff?

Living in Southern California means living with the possibility of wildfires happening in your community. During dangerous weather conditions, SDG&E might proactively turn off power to lower wildfire risk. This is known as a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS). Even though SDG&E has been working to ensure power shutoffs are smaller in size and duration, it’s still important for our …

Seniors Do You Need Help with Your Energy Bill?

With the coronavirus pandemic causing financial hardships for many individuals and families, you may benefit from one of SDG&E’s assistance programs. You can apply online for these bill discount programs. Many people who previously couldn’t take advantage of these income-based programs may now qualify due to lost wages – even if they’re receiving unemployment benefits. These programs include: California Alternate …

Wildfire Season is Here

In recent years, California experienced some of the most destructive wildfires ever seen, and this year will not be an exception. SDG&E makes every effort to help protect the region against the threat of wildfires and its highest priority is the safety of its customers, employees and communities. SDG&E continues to improve and strengthen their equipment and structures and build …

Seniors Avoid Being a Victim of Utility Scams

A new wave of scammers is targeting SDG&E customers, threatening to turn off electric service unless they pay their bill immediately with a prepaid card. A common scam tactic is pretending to be SDG&E and asking to be paid with Green Dot MoneyPak. This is a way to send cash with prepaid or bank debit cards. Then, the customer is …

Seniors California Climate Credit Is Headed Your Way

Your August1 SDG&E bill will include a statewide electric California Climate Credit. It’s part of California’s effort to fight climate change and work toward a zero-carbon state. The credit comes from a state program that requires power plants, natural gas providers and other large industries that emit greenhouse gasses to buy carbon pollution permits. The credit on your bill is …

SDG&E 2nd Annual Wildfire Safety Fair

Fire season is around the corner and SDG&E wants you and your loved ones to remain safe. Learn what you can do to protect your family and property and become more resilient against wildfires. At SDG&E’s Wildfire Resilience Drive-Thru Safety Fair, you’ll receive safety tips and information on how to stock an emergency kit, develop an emergency plan and design …

Loneliness and Isolation Become More Critical Issues Among Elderly During COVID-19 Pandemic

Foundation for Senior Care Seminar Tackles These Issues FALLBROOK, July 21, 2020 – Loneliness and isolation among seniors during the Covid-19 pandemic are major contributors to several mental and physical health issues, an online webinar revealed today.             Dr. Diane Darby Beach, a gerontologist specializing in dementia who is associated with Fallbrook’s Foundation for Senior Care, explained that it’s important …