“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 […]