Sequoia Strong™ – Adults 50+: Community Support
Find support for your mental and emotional wellness including workshops, support groups, counseling, therapy, and helplines. All activities and services are personally recommended by the Sequoia Healthcare District for District residents. Most activities and services are free and low-cost. To get started, choose a category below, or type what you are looking for into the search box.
Services of the Month
Caregiver Support Group, Rosener House
Rosener House hosts a weekly caregiver support group in Menlo Park under the auspices of the Alzheimer’s Association. This is a safe and non-judgmental environment for current caregivers to share their concerns, receive and give support to one another, and for education and exchange of “how to and what ifs”. Respite is offered while they are in the meeting, whether or not their loved one is enrolled at Rosener House. Learn more.
Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline
Call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline anytime to receive reliable information, advice and support. Trained and knowledgeable staff are ready to listen and can help you with referrals to local community programs and services and support. Learn more.
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Since 2016, 70 Strong has been the #1 resource guide for older adults in our area. Provided by the Sequoia Healthcare District, 70 Strong has connected older adults to activities they love and services that they need, all in one place via a user-friendly online directory. 70 Strong has grown stronger, and is now known as Sequoia Strong™, your FREE personal resource guide to healthy living for ALL ages in the Sequoia Healthcare District.read more
For Urgent Assistance with Basic Needs including food, emergency housing/shelter, or utility assistance, contact your nearest Core Service Agency.
For Urgent Assistance Regarding Elder Abuse, contact the TIES Elder Abuse Helpline at 800-675-8437.
For Urgent Assistance and Advocacy Regarding Abuse in Longterm Care Facilities, contact Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County at 650-780-5707.
For Assistance with Finding Resources and Services in the Community for Adults 60+, contact Peninsula Family Service’s Information and Assistance Program at 650-780-7542 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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