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 …

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 …

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 …

Seniors Receive No-Cost Home Upgrades

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. …

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, including senior 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 …

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 …