Sequoia Strong™ – Adults 50+:
Find a variety of health services including health clinics, Alzheimer’s resources, Medicare assistance, home health care, and more. All 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.
Public Health Announcement
Vaping Illnesses and Deaths
Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners all recommend to stop the use of e-cigarettes in light of thousands of vaping-related illnesses and numerous deaths nationwide. Recent Articles:
Samaritan House Redwood City Clinic
Samaritan House Redwood City Medical and Dental Clinic is the main hub of health care for more than 1,000 uninsured adults who would otherwise not have medical care. In 2016, with the help of Sequoia Healthcare District, Samaritan House opened the area’s first food pharmacy. Learn more
Ravenswood Family Health Center
Sequoia Healthcare District partners with Ravenswood Family Health Center to provide primary medical and dental services to residents of all ages. In addition, Ravenswood also offers mental health services and educational programs regarding chronic disease management. Learn more
Read the latest blog!
Read the latest blog!
October is the time of ghosts, goblins, treats… and flu shots. You may be prepared to trick-or-treat, but are you prepared for this year’s flu season? Even though the flu vaccine prevents millions of illnesses per year, many of us delay or altogether skip getting the dreaded flu shot. Is it worth it? In this article we answer your questions, debunk myths, and share facts that you need to know about flu shots.read more
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.
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 Helplineat (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.