Governor Gavin Newsom’s proclamation of May 2023 as “Older Californians Month” is a testament to the invaluable contributions of older adults to California’s past, present, and future. This proclamation recognizes the tremendous impact that seniors have on our communities and the vital role they play in shaping our society. For the San Diego Seniors Community […]
On December 7, 2022, SDSCF was honored to present a 60-minute breakout session at the 7th annual Live Well Advance Conference & School Summit. The conference brought thousands of partners and stakeholders together to network, learn about new tools and best practices, and participate in breakout sessions. Leaders from every sector come together to participate in efforts to advance the shared vision of a healthy, safe, and thriving San Diego region. Additionally, the San Diego Seniors Community Foundation is now an official partner of Live Well San Diego.
SDSCF Chief Engagement and Program Officer – Joe Gavin pictured here educating seniors about emergency preparedness with the collaboration of our partner SDGE. Emergency situations can arise at any moment, and people may have only a precious few minutes to respond and seek safety. It is critical for San Diegans to have strategies in place […]
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 […]
Choosing the right vehicle for your charitable goals starts with defining your needs and what’s important to you. To explore whether a Donor Advised Fund, a Private Foundation or a combination of both suits you best.
How Can a Donor Advised Fund at the San Diego Seniors Community Foundation Benefit Your Charitable Giving?
A donor-advised fund offers many benefits to donors who wish to lock-in a tax deduction this year while making grants to nonprofit organizations of their choosing over time.
Millions of Americans are providing care for young children and aging parents (and millions more will likely join them, as the number of people who are 65 or older is projected to increase by 2050, and Americans are having children later). A recent Pew Research Center survey found that nearly one-quarter of U.S. adults are members […]
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th BY JOE GAVIN JUNE 15, 2022 4 PM PT Joe Gavin is the Chief Programs & Community Engagement Office of the San Diego Seniors Community Foundation. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched on June 15, 2006, by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the […]
This new wave of older adults is expected to have longer life spans, smaller family and friend support networks, and wider ranges of housing, transportation, caregiving, healthcare and technology challenges.
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 […]