Saturday, January 10, 2009

Lawmakers pushing for Amber-like alert for elderly

Chicago Tribune
Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin would join 12 other states that use an emergency alert system to notify the public when seniors with dementia go missing under a proposal being worked on in the Legislature.

It's called Silver Alert and it operates much like the Amber Alert for endangered children.

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