While a temporary payroll tax holiday may offer relief to some, a permanent cut could destabilize Social Security and Medicare, threatening the benefits of roughly 65 million older Americans.
As a stakeholder in the development of a more expansive and dynamic network of supports for older adults in our region, SDSCF submitted a policy recommendation to operationalize the Master Plan for Aging goals by investing in community senior centers.
Just as cynicism and pessimism threaten to overwhelm us in the face of a global health crisis, a story surfaces and serves as a reminder that no matter how dire a situation is, people possess a boundless capacity for kindness, selflessness and empathy.
The senior center of the future will be a central hub for a community’s senior population, connecting older adults to vital resources that support healthy aging.
Elder abuse is a growing public health concern that will touch 1 in 10 American seniors. In San Diego, a group called the Elder Protection Council is working to combat it.