Funded by a grant from the No Senior Alone initiative, Villa Musica will share the joy of music with isolated seniors around San Diego County.
Social determinants of health are non-medical factors that influence health outcomes, including nutrition, environment, education, economic security, and social connectedness. Up to 80% of an individual’s overall health and wellbeing can be impacted by these factors.
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.
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.
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.