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VIDEO: Pilot Program Provides Help To Seniors In Crisis

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A new pilot programs helps those with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia who are in crisis. The County-led Alzheimer’s Response Team, also called ART, launched earlier this year in the East County. It links first responders, social workers and others together to get the right type of help in an emergency for patients […]

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VIDEO: County Launches Cool Zones to Keep Seniors Safe

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Having air-conditioned Cool Zones where seniors and others can congregate to beat the heat not only reduces their individual energy costs, but can protect their health. The Cool Zones program was started by Supervisor Dianne Jacob in 2001. The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Aging & Independence Services partners with SDG&E to […]