Texas and other States are considering Silver Alert systems. An aging population is forcing states to face an issue previously mainly of concern only to organizations such as the Alzheimer Association.
Texas legislators are scheduled to deabte a Silver Alert bill today. The case of 101-year-old Rose Morat, the women mugged on March 4that an apartment building in Queens, may re-enforce the danger the elderly face. A suspect has been arrested by New York City Police.
Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return® is a nationwide identification, support and enrollment program that provides assistance when a person with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia wanders and becomes lost locally or far from home.Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If an enrollee is missing, one call immediately activates a community support network to help reunite the lost person with his or her caregiver.