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San Diego supervisors review Alzheimer's Project report, seek to expand program


Last updated 4/19/2019 at 11:21pm

San Diego County officials will consider ways to expand a response program for people with Alzheimer’s disease, after supervisors Tuesday, April 9, heard an annual report on overall efforts to deal with the disease and the growing number of people it affects.

As of now, the Alzheimer’s Response Team operates in East County. Under the program launched in June 2018, a trained social worker – after being informed by either law enforcement or paramedics – makes an initial visit within three business days to a person with dementia and helps stabilize their situation.

Kimberly Gallo, di...

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