Offering services for seniors in Fallbrook, Temecula & Murrieta to live independently and age at home.

Meet Volunteer Driver Bruce Summers

For the past twelve years, Bruce Summers has used his own car to drive seniors and disabled adults to medical appointments outside the Care Van's service area of Fallbrook. He began when the Fallbrook  Hospital  Auxiliary administered the program, which is now the Expanded Rides Program - one of several critical services provided by the Foundation for Senior Care. READ MORE

"It feels good to know I can help," says Volunteer Driver for Expanded Rides Program Bruce Summers
Adult Day Care Clients at "The Club" Enjoy Games & Crafts
Visit "The Club" in the morning and you'll likely see our guests - mostly seniors coping with memory issues and a younger adult or two with special needs - discussing current events or engaged in chair exercises. Afternoons might find a few who love to cook baking up cookies - alongside one of our care givers - for others at The Club who love to eat them. Games will be going, puzzles will be puzzled over, crafts will be created, and occasionally the buzz of activity quiets a bit to watch a movie. Each week guests are treated to live entertainment - musicians, singers, or animal therapy.  READ MORE
May 6 - Save the Date 
Horses, Hats & Hope 
Plan to come to this Kentucky Derby Day of F un. We're partnering with REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program to celebrate Derby Day.  Watch our Facebook page for more information or
Craft Supplies & Other Donations Needed
The Club clients enjoy all kinds of crafting projects and use up supplies quickly. Of course other practical supplies like paper towels and cleaning supplies are also appreciated. Other items are needed too. For a list,  Click HERE  
Computer Learning Center Offers Basic Classes & Help
Having trouble with your computer? 
   Stop by the Computer Learning Center between 1-3 Fridays when the Senior Techs are here. 
   Classes are also available at the Computer Learning Center for $40 and are two hours long for four weeks. 
   For class schedules, keep up with our Facebook page or  Click HERE
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Care Van & Expanded Rides Program are Vital Transportation Services for Seniors & Disabled Adults
Our Care Vans are critical for non-driving seniors and disabled adults to get around Fallbrook for doctor and physical therapy appointments prescriptions and groceries. They're also used to transport clients to and from our Senior Day Care Center, "The Club." It's a safe and reliable door-to-door service many of our clients call a "lifesaver."

For the comfort and safety of our wheelchair-bound clients, the Foundation needs to purchase a specialized wheelchair side-entry van which costs $91,668 to purchase and operate for one year. If you would like your donation to go specifically for this purpose, please make a notation on your check or if donating online through PayPal, click on "add special instructions to seller".
Help fund these vital services for seniors & disabled adults. Businesses can help fuel rides by advertising on a Care Van. Call 760-723-7570.
Senior Care Advocate Susan Baglien, RN
Our Passionate Senior Care Advocates Help Seniors One-on-One Find Resources
Some need scooters to get around but haven't the funds. Others know they need to plan for the time when they can no longer care for their loved one
with dementia but don't know what
resources are available and whether 
or not they qualify. 

Often, an  elderly loved one has been hospitalized due to
Senior Care Advocate Darlene Weber
 a fall or surgery. They're ready to be released but require new
aids to return home; perhaps a wheelchair, walker, or additional nursing care. 

Senior Care Advocates Susan Baglien and Darlene Weber help each worried caller navigate through these and a multitu de of other concerns to find the needed resources and solutions as though the ones in need were their own family members.   READ MORE
Transportation Services - "We need your help to keep it going," Executive Director Rachel Mason
What would you do if you couldn't drive anymore? A recent survey from the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) reported "that low-income, disabled, and elderly people are skipping trips to the doctor's office, missing work, or forgoing church visits because they don't have access to transportation."
   Luckily for Fallbrook, our Care Van and Expanded Rides transportation services are mitigating this effect. We provide over 6,000 rides on an annual basis for our seniors and disabled adults in the Greater Fallbrook area.
   This is one of our amazing programs and we are fortunate to have great community support. But, this program is expensive and we need your help to keep it going.  
Have a Few Hours to Volunteer?
You can make a difference in the lives of elderly and disabled clients who depend on the Foundation for Senior Care's services ... and maybe make new friends along the way. 

Find out more about how you can make a difference.  Click HERE or call us at 760-723-7570.

Businesses Advertise to Over 40,000 Potential Customers While Helping Fuel Care Vans for Elderly & Disabled Care Van picks you up!
Our Care Vans provide over 6,000 rides per year to seniors and disabled clients around town and throughout residential areas. Businesses sponsoring an ad on a van get great exposure. It's good business while doing good for the community. We need more business ads to keep our Care Vans fueled. Call us.
Jean Dixon, 92, Relies on Expanded Rides Program for Medical Visits and for Help from Our Advocates
Jean Dixon with volunteer driver Bruce Summers depends on the Foundation's Expanded Rides Program to get to medical appointments outside of Fallbrook.

Fallbrook resident and pianist extraordinaire of 24 years for the Fallbrook Choral, Jean Dixon says, "I don't know what I'd do without the services of the Foundation. It's vital to my life  and to the lives of many of my friends."
   Jean still drives herself around Fallbrook but some of her doctors are located in other cities. At one time, she was needing weekly ch
Jean Dixon, center, with Foundation for Senior Care Advocates Darlene Weber on left and Susan Baglien on right. "They have been a real blessing to me" Jean says.
iropractic treatments in Carlsbad. Expanded  Rides volunteer Bruce Summers was happy to be her chauffeur. Her treatments, now in Temecula, are are every two to three we eks. Since they're both members of the Fallbrook Choral, they're friends with much to talk about along the drives.
  "Jean is a remarkable woman," Bruce says. "She's an excellent piano player and her mind is so sharp." 
 Thankfully, Jean is sharp enough to know when she needs help too. "We meet so many seniors who are reluctant to get the help they need," says Advocate Darlene Weber. "We're here to help. Fortunately when we visited Jean at home and told her she needed help with a few things, she was not resistant. She welcomed our help."   READ MORE

Thank you to our sponsors!
Fallbrook Skilled Nursing
Affordable & Quality Home Care Graybill Medical Group
Alvarado Veterinary Hospital Hatter, Williams & Purdy Insurance, Inc.
Alvin's Home Care
Hospice of the North Coast
Angel Society Labrum Wealth
Aevum Wellness Pacific Western Bank
Berry Bell & Hall Mortuary R. Greene & Associates
Cecilia Brown, Independent Medicare Broker Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
Coldwell Banker Silvergate Retirement Residence
Coutry Gardens  St. John's Thrift Shop
Evergreen Chalet Temecula Valley Hospital
CR Properties Weichart Realators- Murphy & Murphy