The Challenge Center is helping older people regain their balance and strength after months isolated at home thanks to a grant from the San Diego Seniors Community Foundation.
SDSCF President & CEO Bob Kelly spoke to Authority Magazine about leadership and the lessons he’s learned from a career spanning five decades.
Bob Kelly spoke to Newsradio 600 KOGO about the increased risk of suicide and other health concerns for socially isolated seniors in San Diego.
Bob Kelly talks to CBS 8 with tips on how San Diego seniors age 65 and older can get appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Through a new program called Connections Through Technology, the Peninsula Shepherd Center is providing tablets and technology training to help homebound seniors stay connected to loved ones and participate in virtual programming.
Seniors at the Neighborhood House Association senior center received tablets funded by a No Senior Alone grant to help them stay connected during COVID-19
San Diego Seniors Community Foundation gave $226,794 to senior centers around the county last year, with more than $48,000 to senior centers across North County.
Isolation and the lack of a support network are contributing factors that lead some older San Diegans to fall into homelessness.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for seniors to connect with loved ones, go to work, and volunteer in their communities. As Bob Kelly argues in this op-ed, the loss of seniors in the public sphere has come at a tremendous cost to the San Diego region.
CBS 8’s LaMonica Peters reports on SDSCF’s No Senior Alone initiative and how it’s helping socially isolated seniors endure the long COVID-19 winter.