Senior Centers Are Vital to the Health and Well-being of A Community
Senior centers provide countless hours of support and encouragement to older adults, and have become integral to health care delivery in our communities by providing COVID-19 guidance, vaccine education, and vaccinations to their participants. And they've played a role in addressing an issue that we all knew was important even before the pandemic: social isolation.
Senior Center Month has come and gone, but our efforts are year round, and we are asking for your support! Please consider making a contribution to support the La Jolla Community Center today!
Why Seniors Centers Matter
By 2030, our region will be home to almost one million people over the age of 60. The dramatic increase of older adults in San Diego County is happening now, and we must take action to provide the resources and supports they need. The new wave of older adults have longer life spans, smaller family and friend support networks, and wider ranges of housing, transportation, caregiving, health care and technology challenges.*
Did you know that less than 3% of charitable giving nationwide is directed toward programs for senior citizens?*
La Jolla Community Center is committed to serving the community through its programs, classes and events. La Jolla has approximately 14,000 residents over age 50 and in the decade ahead, this figure is expected to double to 22,000. We want all these residents to know their community center is dedicated to serving their needs in the years to come.
*Source: San Diego Seniors Community Foundation