Community Health Center Resources for Seniors in San Diego County
San Diego is the 8th largest city in the US, with nearly 1.5 million residents populating the city, and providing high quality healthcare for all those people is a real challenge. Fortunately, San Diego is home to several corporate leaders in the medical technology field, so the area benefits from having cutting-edge knowledge and equipment available for treating and caring for patients. Some of the best known healthcare community centers in the region are listed below.
Family Health Care of San Diego provides a full range of patient services for all members of the family. HIV and hepatitis services are offered, as well as LGBTQ programs. Dental services, pediatric services, women’s health, vision services, and physical rehabilitation are extended to community members. The primary care model is emphasized, so as to develop relationships between physician and patient, and costs are made as affordable as possible.
San Ysidro Health Center provides urgent care, senior care, pediatrics, diagnostic services, women’s health, dental services – in short, just about every kind of medical service needed by a community member. The mission of this Center is to make great health care affordable for everyone, regardless of income, and to ensure that each service provided is of the highest quality.
La Maestra Community Health Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing high quality healthcare in the areas of behavioral and mental health, chronic disease management, and standard primary physician care to patients. A multi-lingual staff is maintained so there are no cultural barriers between patient and physician which might impede treatment. Founded in 1991, La Maestra has gone the extra mile to support low-income, culturally diverse families and individuals in the San Diego area.
The Linda Vista Family Care Center is one of 7 high quality community healthcare centers in the San Diego area, and is part of a network which has provided dental care, mental health care, and primary care to area residents for many years now. All adults and children, and all residents of San Diego County are welcome to experience the expert care provided at Linda Vista, where language is never a barrier, since translation services are available daily.
The Alliance Health Clinic provides an extremely valuable service to the community by extending quality healthcare to low-income families who haven’t the means to pay for good care. Immigrants, refugees, recently relocated citizens, and others without financial means are all given the kind of care that more well-to-do patients receive at other, more expensive clinics. Staffed by multi-lingual professionals, Alliance offers family planning services and in-home care in addition to all the traditional services extended at the Clinic.
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