Foundation for Senior Care and Food Pantry Team Up to Keep Seniors Safe

FOOD FOR SENIORS – The Foundation for Senior Care helps the Fallbrook Food Pantry with much needed grocery deliveries three times a week to seniors in the Fallbrook and Bonsall area. Dale Mitchell (right), Food Pantry president, hands groceries off to Food Pantry Executive Director Shae Gawlak.  At the receiving end are Dr. Robert Pace, Foundation for Senior Care president …

SDG&E Initiatives to Help Seniors During COVID-19

In these unprecedented and challenging times, we hope you and your family are healthy and safe. We are all in this together and our hearts go out to all those directly affected by the virus, as well as their families, friends and coworkers. We understand that with the coronavirus outbreak comes hardships such as financial losses and changes to people’s livelihoods. …

Seniors to Conserve Energy, Conserve Water

The U.S. Department of Energy has found that water heating makes up about 18% of the average U.S. home’s energy use; costing Americans around $400 – $600 a year. Around 27 million U.S. households have a water heater that’s older than 10 years and, typically, its lifespan is 10 – 15 years. If you’re like most people, you won’t shop …

Seniors Need Help with Your Energy Bill?

SDG&E has several assistance programs to help Seniors lower their monthly energy bill while keeping the 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. Visit sdge.com/CARE to learn more. Family …

10 Water Heater Tips to Put Safety and Savings on Tap

Keep safety and energy savings on tap year-round with these simple tips for your home water heater. Turn down the temperature of your water heater to the warm setting (120°F). You’ll not only save energy, you’ll avoid scalding your hands. Set the water heater thermostat to 120°F or less to save energy and reduce the risk of scalding. (If your …

6 Ways Seniors Can Save Energy at Home This Winter

There are many lifestyle changes seniors can make without breaking the bank. Here are some no-cost and low-cost ideas to help you save energy and money while staying comfortable during the colder winter months. Take advantage of heat from the sun Open curtains on your south-facing windows during the day to allow sunlight to naturally heat your home. Close the …

Keep Your Family and Pets Safe During Emergencies by Being Prepared

During an emergency, every second counts. Thoughtful planning can help keep you safe and reduce the stress of having to scramble for what you need most. Prepare an emergency kit to help safeguard yourself and your loved ones from unexpected emergencies like earthquakes, floods or fires. Don’t forget to outline a family plan and practice safety drills before the need …

Wildfire season is here. Here’s how you can be prepared.

Wildfires, earthquakes and flooding all pose serious risks to our community. Though we can’t eliminate the threat of these emergency situations entirely, we can help you prepare for them. Here are 3 actions you can take today to get you started: Create a personalized emergency supply kit for your home, car and office. You never know where you will be …

Seniors need help with your energy bill?

SDG&E has several assistance programs to help seniors lower their monthly energy bill while keeping their 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. Visit sdge.com/CARE to learn more. Family …

Seniors Manage your energy bill this summer with Level Pay

Surprises are for birthdays, not your energy bills. To help you manage them this summer, SDG&E has a program called Level Pay. Here’s how it works: Level Pay starts with the average dollar amount on your last twelve energy bills. Seniors will be billed this same amount for the first three months, even if your energy use varies. After that, …