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 …

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 …

SDG&E Wildfire Open House Webinars

With fire season around the corner, SDG&E would like to share what they are doing to help mitigate wildfires and keep the region safe. Join SDG&E online for their Wildfire Resiliency & Operations Open House webinars. You’ll learn about Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), Community Resource Centers (CRC), fuel reduction programs, new SDG&E weather stations, how to stay safe during …

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 …