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 …

It is so important as we practice social distancing not to become socially isolated. This is especially true for those seniors who are already a little isolated during normal times and those who because of risk factors continue to shelter in place. Click the following link for some great practical advice on staying connected.   Feeling Good and Staying Connected_English …

Seniors Have You Been Financially Impacted by COVID-19?

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, which can save 30% or more off your utility bill. Many people who previously couldn’t take advantage of these income-based programs may now qualify due to lost wages – even if they’re …

Foundation for Senior Care Receives In- and Out-Of-Area Support for Elderly Programs During Pandemic

Donors Include Locally Prominent Individuals and Non-Profit Organizations   FALLBROOK, CALIF., July 1, 2020 – Recognizing the unique kinds of support needed to support seniors in North San Diego County, many organizations, prominent citizens and local non-profit organizations made much-needed donations in the first half of the year to keep Foundation for Senior Care programs up and running for area …

Seniors Be Aware: Utility Scammers Are Back At It

Here’s what you need to know. There is a new wave of scammers targeting SDG&E customers. They’re using the same old tactic: they threaten to turn off your power unless you immediately pay a past-due bill. The uptick is troubling because some of the scammers are targeting elderly SDG&E customers who are especially vulnerable, such as those who require electricity …

California Lifeline Program Discounts Phone Services

The California LifeLine Program is a state program that provides discounted home phone and cell phone services to eligible households. These discounts can help you lower the cost of your phone bill. Only one discount per household is allowed (except for teletypewriter users and for Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program participants). Each household must choose to get the discount either …

SDG&E Encourages its Customers Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic to find out if they qualify for Bill Savings of  30% or more  and Other Available Assistance

With the coronavirus pandemic causing financial hardships for many individuals and families in the region, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is encouraging those in need to apply online for bill discount programs, which can save 30% or more off their utility bill. Many people who previously couldn’t take advantage of these income-based programs may now qualify due to lost wages – even …

#GivingTuesdayNow- A National Day for Doing Good

#GivingTuesdayNow is a new day of global giving and unity as an emergency response to assist nonprofits that are serving the community during the COVID-19 outbreak, and to encourage the gift of time and resources to help those in need in our community. Join the Foundation for Senior Care as we seek to keep seniors, who are the most at …