Sequoia Strong™: Adults 50+
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/vaping devices (including marijuana vaporizers) in light of thousands of vaping-related illnesses and numerous deaths nationwide.
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!
7 ways to help you ditch screens for better sleep
If you struggle to give up your smartphone at night, we’ve got 7 ways to help you ditch screens.
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 Crisis Assistance and Suicide Prevention, call the free, 24-hour Star Vista helpline at (650) 579-0250 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255.
For LGBTQ support, call the free, 24-hour Trevor Helpline at (866) 488-7386, or the free 24-hour LGBT National Help Center at (800) 246-7743).
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.