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Press Release: Mobile Home Parks: Disappearing Form of Affordable Housing in San Diego

San Diego, Calif. (Aug. 14, 2023) – The San Diego Seniors Community Foundation (SDSCF) announces the release of a San Diego Mobile Home Park Report, which delves into . The report provides an overview of the mobile home park landscape, identifies emerging threats to residents, and provides policy solutions to preserve this critical form of […]

#NoSeniorAlone For the Holidays CBS8 Interview on The Four

Our very own Kristoffer Kelly, Director of Partnerships here at the San Diego Seniors Community Foundation, sat down with Carlo Ceccheto on CBS 8’s “The Four” to talk about the estimated 125,000 senior orphans and what you can do to help SDSCF donate and sponsor holiday parties at 26 different senior centers throughout San Diego […]

“Meeting S.D. Seniors’ Needs” from San Diego Union-Tribune

Margaret Terrell, 90, was among the honorees at a luncheon at the Fourth District Senior Resource Center in San Diego on May 21.(Nelvin C. Cepeda / The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Staying active and being part of a community are vital for seniors to maintain physical and mental health, and advocates say one of the best ways for older adults to maintain their independence is by being connected to a local senior center.

In its inaugural study and master plan for the region, the San Diego Seniors Community Foundation is proposing ways the region’s senior centers can be improved. With the continuing retirements of aging Baby Boomers, the need for senior support services will rise significantly over the next decade.

By 2035, the San Diego Association of Governments estimates, there will be nearly 1 million people age 60 and older living in the county, up from 626,683 people in 2020.

Press Conference Announcing San Diego Master Plan for Senior Centers

Hello Friends of SDSCF and San Diego’s Senior Community! We just held a kickoff press conference to announce the release of our long-awaited San Diego Master Plan for Senior Centers. With the support of County of San Diego Board of Supervisors Vice Chair Nora Vargas and San Diego City Councilmember Chris Cate, we at the […]

California Master Plan for Aging: Updating Year One

In 2021, California made historic changes in its aging and disability network, dramatically improving its capacity to serve older adults and people with disabilities, as well as their families, caregivers, and communities. With the California Master Plan for Aging (CAL MPA) as a guide, Governor Newsom and lawmakers invested billions of new state and federal […]

Del Mar Community Connections hosts Holiday Party

DEC. 27, 2021 8:53 AM PT Del Mar Community Connections held its annual Holiday Party Dec. 16. The event, an outdoor cookies and cocoa gathering at the Del Mar Civic Center Plaza, was planned by the Social and Good Times Committee led by Linda Chisari and was funded in partnership with the San Diego Seniors Community […]

$85,000 in grants to 26 area nonprofits this year for the holidays

The San Diego Seniors Community Foundation has given $85,000 in grants to 26 area nonprofits this year to fund holiday programs as part of its No Senior Alone program this year’s grants have helped roughly 4,000 senior citizens across San Diego County through in-person and drive-thru holiday parties, meals, gift bags, poinsettias and technology devices to connect them with loved ones.