Up-to-date news regarding measures being taken by Serving Seniors to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Be sure to check back regularly.
It is our utmost priority to keep everyone associated with Serving Seniors healthy and safe, while also ensuring that we meet the needs of our senior clients who need us now more than ever. We are working diligently to provide meals and critical services to as many seniors as possible for the weeks and months to come.
COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOL UPDATE, Nov. 10, 2020
Due to the widespread cases of COVID-19, San Diego has moved to the most-restrictive purple tier. See special message from President & CEO, Paul Downey, on what this new restriction means for Serving Seniors and the at-risk, older adults we serve. Thank you for your commitment to keeping our community healthy and safe while supporting seniors and their critical needs during this time.
Meals & Services
Due to state mandates and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of Serving Seniors' congregate dining sites have been temporarily closed and group activities suspended. We rapidly transitioned to home delivered meals for all clients to continue meeting the needs of the thousands of low-income and homeless seniors who rely on meals as a primary source of nutrition to survive. Since the mandate for seniors to self-quarantine, our organization has expanded our home delivered meals to 200,000 meals per month. Thanks to our dedicated staff and an outpouring of community support, we pivoted on a dime to accommodate this unprecedented number of meal sign-ups, which has put us at capacity for accepting new senior clients at this time.
To support the large number of homeless seniors who visit the our Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center, we are offering pre-packaged to-go meals daily for seniors to pick-up at the center.
Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center
1525 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Breakfast pick-up, Mon-Sat: 7-8 a.m.
Lunch pick-up, daily: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
*Note: No breakfast pick-up on Sundays.
For additional resources for older adults, please contact Aging & Independence Services at 1-800-339-4661.
Ways to Help
JOIN our Miracle in a Meal GivingTuesday efforts to provide 12,500 additional meals and essential need items to seniors this holiday season!
DONATE to our Senior Nutrition Emergency Fund
VOLUNTEER with our crisis response efforts.
WISH LIST is our list of essential items needed to provide additional support to seniors during this pandemic. With supply shortages and financial uncertainties, these items are needed now more than ever.