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.
A grant from San Diego Seniors Community Foundation allowed the Ramona Senior Center to bring joy to its clients with a socially-distanced drive-thru Christmas party.
SDSCF selected nine grant beneficiaries to receive nearly $200,000 in combined funding for programs that help seniors stay healthy, engaged, and connected to their communities.
Money from the No Senior Alone initiative will be distributed to senior-serving nonprofits around San Diego County to support their work helping vulnerable seniors stay connected to loved ones and bridge the digital divide.
The Union-Tribune reported on San Diego Seniors Community Foundation's inaugural senior center assessment this week, interviewing President & CEO Bob Kelly on the role these centers play in supporting older adults' wellbeing.