Alzheimer’s Family Education Series

This three-part family educational series through the Alzheimer’s Association provides education, practical guidance and tools to those caring for someone with dementia. Please join us to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia’s, compassionate communication techniques, and managing challenging behaviors associated with dementia. Please call 760-723-7570 to register. Location: Foundation for Senior Care, 135 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, on the …

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, …

Seniors when you use energy will matter this year

Throughout California, businesses are already paying electricity costs based on when it’s used. Residential households will start making the switch to Time-of-Use pricing plans in March. These plans give you more choice and control for managing your energy use. With these plans, prices are lower all day except between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. How it works With Time-of-Use, when …

Need help with your energy bill, seniors?

SDG&E has several assistance programs to help lower your monthly energy bill while keeping your 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.  sdge.com/CARE  Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) …

Seniors are you ready to drive electric?

There are many perks to driving an electric vehicle (EV) or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). You help lower greenhouse gas emissions in your community, save on fuel and maintenance costs, and qualify for tax breaks. EVs are stylish and perform well, generating peak torque from a standstill. Watch a Tesla leave a Corvette in its dust! EVs have gone …

Seniors when you use energy will matter this year

Throughout California, businesses are already paying electricity costs based on when it’s used. Residential households will start making the switch to Time-of-Use pricing plans next month. These plans give you more choice and control for managing your energy use. With these plans, prices are lower all day except between the hours of 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. when prices are …

Scam alert: Spike seen in scammers targeting SDG&E customers

Seniors Beware Criminals impersonating SDG&E work year-round to come up with new ways to defraud people, and recently there’s been a spike. These criminals threaten to turn power off if their victims don’t make an immediate payment. SDG&E will never do that. They never contact customers to get their credit card, banking or other financial information over the phone, nor does …

Seniors want to save energy at home this winter?

There are many steps seniors can take that will help reduce overall energy costs. The more efficient your home is, and the less energy transferred from inside to outside, the less energy it’ll take to keep your home comfortable. Check out these winter energy-savings tips: Sunshine is your friend! Open the curtains and blinds on west- and east-facing windows during …

The Foundation for Senior Care Adds Ashley Hancock to Advocate Team

  Last year, the Foundation for Senior Care saw a 46% increase in Care Advocate services according to Executive Director Rachel Mason. “Hiring an additional Care Advocate was essential to addressing the need that exists in our ever-growing larger senior population,” she said. “And Ashley Hancock, now our third Care Advocate, is the perfect fit wAll Postsithin our agency and …

How Seniors Can Stay in-the-know

High-fire danger months are approaching so it’s critical to prepare now. If there’s a wildfire in your area, the power could be turned off for public safety. Stay informed and make sure your contact information is up-to-date. Go to My Account (sdge.com/MyAccount) Click on “Manage My Account” and update your contact information, including email address You can also sign up …