Wander Mangagement

LA County approves the use of wander management bracelets

In addition to the voluntary bracelet registry, the plan includes a sweeping set of protocols and training for law enforcement, service agencies and hospital officials to improve coordination when people with memory loss go missing.

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How to manage wandering for dementia patients

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that as many as 60 percent of people with dementia will wander. 

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Ways to keep those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia safe this winter

Every year there are approximately 125,000 searches launched for missing dementia and Alzheimer’s patients, according to Project Far from Home, an Alzheimer’s education organization.

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Senate passes bill to help locate people with Alzheimer’s

Kevin and Avonte’s Law would renew and expand resources for family members, first responders to find missing loved ones who wander, including those with dementia. 

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Creature comforts

Robotic pets are putting a high-tech spin on the calming power of cuddles--and senior care providers are buying.

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