Experts in the fields of medicine, aging, healthcare and homelessness discussed the negative impacts of social isolation on seniors and what can be done to mitigate them.
San Diego Seniors Community Foundation gave $226,794 to senior centers around the county last year, with more than $48,000 to senior centers across North County.
Isolation and the lack of a support network are contributing factors that lead some older San Diegans to fall into homelessness.
Seniors with disabilities and limited mobility were thrilled to return to exercise classes at the Challenge Center thanks to a grant from SDSCF's No Senior Alone initiative.
The Long-Term Services and Supports scorecard evaluates states' LTSS systems and ranks how well they're doing in meeting the needs of seniors and people with disabilities. See how California stacks up.