Welcome to the Newest Members of our Team!

Big news! We are delighted to welcome several fantastic additions to our Foundation for Senior Care team ‒ Melanie Bonenfant, Jennifer Afalava, and Liz Cerruti. Melanie is jumping in as our newest Referral and Support Advocate, diving headfirst into providing hands-on guidance and support to our local seniors. Jennifer and Liz have both recently joined our Board of Directors, and …

Keep holiday light decorating safe, Energy-efficient, festive and fun 

People love lighting up their homes for the holidays – whether it’s inside your home along the fireplace or on your front lawn decorating your trees and bushes. What most people don’t love is the increase in their electricity bill after all the holiday cheer and lights are gone. Here are some ways to be energy-efficient this holiday season: Make …

Foundation for Senior Care Goes Virtual for Fundraiser

FALLBROOK, CALIF., November 20, 2020 – The 15th annual Foundation for Senior Care Fall Benefit went virtual this year. The signature event titled Reach Out was attended via Zoom and followed by a week-long silent auction.  Reach Out attracted several hundred participants and raised over $125,000 to support program services, Foundation for Senior Care officials announced. Each year the Foundation …

Celebrate the Spirit of giving this holiday season

Make the Holidays a Little Brighter for a Special Senior Give a Care Van gift certificate Do you have a senior in your life who could use the Care Van? Looking for the perfect gift for someone who has everything? Give a Care Van Gift Certificate for local transportation and help a local senior gain access to their medical appointments, …

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 …