Do you dread getting the flu shot?

Do you dread getting the flu shot?

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...
Happy Pets, Happy People

Happy Pets, Happy People

Last weekend I went to visit my parents…or so they thought. I love my parents, but there is nothing like walking through their door and having three lovable dogs run up to me with gleeful smiles on their faces. What is it about pets that brings us joy? Cutting...
The District’s #1 health resource is expanding!

The District’s #1 health resource is expanding!

Sequoia Healthcare District has launched a new and improved service for residents called Sequoia Strong™ (formerly 70 Strong), an online, personal directory to healthy living for all ages including Children, Teens, Adults, and Adults 50+. The Adults 50+ portion of the...
Boost your brain power!

Boost your brain power!

1 in 10 people age 65+ (10%) has Alzheimer’s Dementia, and many of us know someone who has been impacted by the disease. Although there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s, cutting edge research shows that you can prevent and reverse the symptoms of cognitive...
What you need to know about E-Cigarettes and Vaping

What you need to know about E-Cigarettes and Vaping

E-Cigarette use (also known as “vaping”) is on the rise among middle and high school students locally and nationally. In recent years, new e-cigarette products like Juul, Suorin, and assorted vape pens have been released. These products are small, concealable, and...