San Diego County officials

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.

COUNTY BOOSTING OVERSIGHT OF ELDER CARE HOMES

 

County News Service

March 16, 2014 (San Diego)--San Diego County officials took action Tuesday (3/11) to improve the level of care and oversight at nursing homes and other elder care facilities in the wake of troubling reports of poor supervision and treatment.