Dementia And The Missing Elderly

by Rachel Baker on June 26, 2015

There are several steps in the article below that may help find a missing person suffering from dementia. Sadly, not all elderly are found safe after wandering off. If you have someone in your sphere with dementia, this article will help you figure out things you can do to keep them safe.

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The increasing elderly population in the United States has led to a corresponding increase in dementia cases. This increase has also led to an increase in missing elderly people. One of the symptoms of dementia is wandering, and a person with dementia who wanders off may not remember how to get back home. An estimated six out of ten people with dementia will wander. Some are eventually found safe, but tragically not all are.

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