Bob Kelly spoke to Newsradio 600 KOGO about the increased risk of suicide and other health concerns for socially isolated seniors in San Diego.
Through a new program called Connections Through Technology, the Peninsula Shepherd Center is providing tablets and technology training to help homebound seniors stay connected to loved ones and participate in virtual programming.
Seniors at the Neighborhood House Association senior center received tablets funded by a No Senior Alone grant to help them stay connected during COVID-19
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.
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 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.
CBS 8’s LaMonica Peters reports on SDSCF’s No Senior Alone initiative and how it’s helping socially isolated seniors endure the long COVID-19 winter.
Joe Gavin spoke to KUSI about the latest round of grants from SDSCF’s No Senior Alone initiative to help seniors stay healthy, engaged and connected during COVID-19.
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department delivered holiday cheer to isolated seniors thanks to a $10,000 grant from SDSCF’s No Senior Alone initiative.