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[…]
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.
With the support of County of San Diego Board of Supervisors Vice Chair Nora Vargas and San Diego City Councilmember Chris Cate, we are introducing the “San Diego Master Plan for Senior Centers” to the public. The SDSCF’s Master Plan provides a comprehensive analysis of the region’s senior centers, highlighting the disparities that exist in our lower-income[…]