University Hospital in Augusta is considering plans to build an 88-bed, 86,000-square-foot assisted living facility in Aiken. The hospital’s board of directors agreed on Thursday to pursue funding for the facility which would be located in The Village at Woodside off Silver Bluff Road, according to hospital senior communications specialist Erica Cline. The estimated cost for the facility is $22 million. University Hospital serves Augusta-Richmond County and the surrounding region. Check www.aikenstandard.com and Saturday’s edition for more details.
Haley Hughes is the news editor for the Aiken Standard. She joined the newspaper in 2007 and covered the Aiken County government until her promotion in 2013.
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