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Foundation helps communities such as VC get senior centers

Joe Gavin, chief program & community engagement officer for San Diego Seniors Community Foundation takes a question during his talk that he gave to the Valley Center Business Association’s Good Morning Valley Center meeting.

SDSCF Partners With SDGE To Teach 650 Seniors About Emergency Preparedness

                                  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 to be prepared in advance that[…]

#NoSeniorAlone For the Holidays CBS8 Interview on The Four

  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[…]

Medi-Cal Finally Elevates Asset Limit, First Change Since 1989

On July 1, 2022, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced this welcome news that affects many populations, including older adults, that the asset limits to qualify for Medi-Cal have dramatically increased. The Medi-Cal asset limit, which had not changed since 1989 – was far below the low-income standards for many individuals in California who[…]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2022

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[…]

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