Alzheimer’s Care Center To Shut Down As California Pacific Medical Center Moves Its Campus
The facility is one of San Francisco's only subsidized centers for Alzheimer's patients. An official said CPMC is in talks with privately owned facilities in the city about potentially moving the residents as a group but declined to name the institutions.
San Francisco Chronicle:
CPMC To Shut Down Alzheimer’s Program; Residents Scramble For Alternatives
One of San Francisco’s only subsidized residential care centers for Alzheimer’s patients will shut down by the end of 2018, prompting worry among family members, caregivers and officials about the dwindling availability of affordable care for dementia patients in an aging city. (Ho, 1/21)
In other news from across the state —
The San Diego Union-Tribune:
Old Downtown Escondido Hospital Development Deal In The Making?
A developer who has invested in numerous North County projects is negotiating with Palomar Health to redevelop the old Palomar hospital site as a mixed-use residential/retail complex. Escondido Mayor Sam Abed said Encinitas-based Integral Communities is in talks with the hospital district to purchase the 14-acre property on the east side of Escondido’s downtown. (Jones, 1/20)