IACP Podcast Series No. 10 - Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Initiative
Alzheimer’s disease is a community problem, especially when a person with Alzheimer’s is missing. Searches are exhaustive, expensive, and not always successful. As the population of persons with Alzheimer’s grows, so too will the need for law enforcement intervention to assist this vulnerable population and their caregivers. This project provides education and solutions for law enforcement agencies, caregivers, and your community. The project has three main components: basic Alzheimer’s disease education to help law enforcement better recognize and identify those at-risk, interaction tips to facilitate positive outcomes, and an extensive search-and-rescue component specific to those with Alzheimer’s.
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