Governor Newsom Announces Initiatives to Support Older Californians During COVID-19 Pandemic

4/24/20 Governor Newsom today announced a series of initiatives to support vulnerable older Californians who are isolating at home during California’s stay at home order. California is launching a first-in-the nation meal delivery program, a partnership to make wellness check-in calls, and the expansion of Friendship Line California to help combat social isolation. These actions will support the approximately 1.2 million Californians over the age of 65 who live alone. Key Words: Mental Health, Food, seniors,