Events & Programs

Rental Assistance for Solana Seniors

Supported by Solana Beach Community Connections, a new initiative aims to alleviate financial pressure for seniors who may be facing challenges in meeting their rent and other obligations. For details, visit, call (760) 300-3238 or email

Speaker Series 

In partnership with The Friends of Solana Beach Library, we host a speaker series on topics of interest to our community. 

All programs start at 6 PM and are held at the Solana Beach Library, 157 Stevens Avenue, Solana Beach, CA 92075. The event and parking are free.


If you are senior and need transportation to one of the lectures, please contact:

Upcoming Presentations
June 18, 2024 - Informed End-of-Life Choices, Lynne H. Calkins, BA, CRNP

Many past presentations can be viewed below:

"Scams Affecting Seniors: Technology at the Forefront" presented by attorneys Jaime Levine and Caleb Logan – January 16, 2024

"The Policy and Politics of International Climate Change" presented by David G. Victor, Professor at UC San Diego's School of Global Policy and Strategy – November 14, 2023

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"Update on the Ukraine-Russian Conflict" presented by Branislav L. Slantchev, Professor of Political Science at the UC San Diego and author of Military Threats: The Costs of Coercion and the Price of Peace – October 17, 2023 

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"China’s Overreach & American’s Overreaction" presented by Susan L. Shirk, Professor Emerita School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego and author of Overreach: How China Derailed Its Peaceful Rise – September 26, 2023 

"Hospice Care (It Isn't That Scary)" presented by Sharon Lao, M.Div., a board-certified counselor with 16 years of hospice chaplaincy experience and Gin Lao, M.Div., a counselor/chaplain with seven years of hospice experience – February 21, 2023

"Inflation and the US Economy" presented by Joshua Graff Zivin, Professor of Economics at UC San Diego – January 31, 2023

"Aging Well in the 21st Century" presented by Jonathan Schwartz, Founder of Partner in Aging – October 25, 2022

"Why the War in Ukraine" presented by Branislav Slantchev, Professor of Political Science at UC San Diego – September 20, 2022