The Alzheimer's Project

COUNTY LAUNCHES NEW ALERT TO HELP THOSE WITH ALZHEIMER'S, OTHER IMPAIRMENTS

 

September 19, 2015 (San Diego)--San Diego County officials today launched a new type of community alert to help find seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and others who are reported missing and in danger.

The Sheriff’s Department and other local law enforcement agencies can now directly notify the public via email and cell phone text message when a person with dementia or other cognitive impairment, or with a developmental disability, goes missing in the region.

USC TO LAUNCH ALZHEIMER'S THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE IN SAN DIEGO

 

Supervisor Dianne Jacob welcomes news after leading efforts to launch Alzheimer’s Project

By Miriam Raftery

Photo: National Institute of Health

June 27, 2015 (San Diego) – The University of Southern California (USC)’s Keck School of Medicine announced Friday that it has established the USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute  in San Diego.