Tag Archive: Low income

Serving Seniors: More than a Ray of Sunshine for Seniors in Poverty

By Paul Downey, President/CEO, Serving Seniors The weather is close to perfect in San Diego, but for many seniors who have to choose between paying rent and buying food, it’s hardly paradise.  Since 1970, Serving Seniors has provided meals, health education, housing, and social services to the most vulnerable seniors in San Diego County.  Our innovative programs and services help seniors in poverty live healthy and fulfilling lives. At the core of Serving Seniors is our robust meal program.  We…
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Senior Community Service Employment Program for Unemployed over 55

This is National Employ Older Workers Week, an event scheduled annually the last full week of September, to recognize the vital role of older workers in the workforce.  The objective is to increase awareness of our older workforce segment and to develop innovative strategies to tap it. This week also showcases the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Program information from the U.S. Department of Labor: The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older…
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