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VIDEO: County Partners with Local Restaurants to Get Great Plates Delivered to Seniors

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for older adults who are struggling to get basic life essentials, like food. To help solve the problem, the County partnered with the State and local restaurants to create the Great Plates Delivered initiative.

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“Great Plates Delivered” to Send Free Meals to Seniors

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Qualified older adults in the region can now sign up to get three free and healthy meals a day delivered to their home for a limited time through the “Great Plates Delivered” program, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.

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Aging & Independence Services Hosts Community Forums

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The County’s Aging & Independence Services department is inviting older adults, caregivers, and persons with disabilities to share their needs during a series of public forums in the coming weeks.

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New Initiative Ensures Emergency Rooms are Senior-Friendly

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Hospitals across the region are making significant commitments to improve emergency care for senior citizens, pledging Monday to participate in a new Senior Emergency Care Initiative.

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County Helps to Build Thousands of Affordable Housing Units

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The County and its many government and social service partners are building more than 3,000 new housing units to help San Diegans find a stable place to live.

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100+ Free Things to Do in July

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We’ve compiled an extensive list of more than 100 County activities for you and your families. There are things from babies to older adults and everyone in between. There are even some creative educational activities where the kids might not even realize they’re learning while they’re having fun.

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VIDEO: Marilu Henner Offers Older Adults Healthier Living Tips

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Actress and New York Times best-selling author Marilu Henner shared healthy living tips with older adults and caregivers at the County’s 2019 Vital Aging event Wednesday.