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.
In partnership with the Sahm Family Foundation, SDSCF is making COVID-19 response grants to senior centers and service providers to expand programs and pilot new ways to mitigate the harmful effects of social isolation.
At a time when more seniors than ever are socially isolated and cut off from their families with limited access to services, our regional senior support network has been kneecapped.
In an op-ed for San Diego Magazine, SDSCF Founder, CEO & President Bob Kelly answers the question "What Will San Diego Look like in 2069?" with a bold prediction: some aspects of caregiving will be performed by robots.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors are twice as likely to age alone and four times less likely to have children who can care for them in old age. In an op-ed for Gay San Diego, SDSCF Founder, CEO & President Bob Kelly argues it’s time to mobilize in support of LGBTQ seniors.