Tag: alzheimer’s

Building the citizen’s Silver Alert

Last year I was part of the SAR group that managed the early stages of the search for a missing elderly man with Dementia in the Coquitlam area. This wasn’t the first such search I’ve done, and it won’t be the last,

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Dementia Prevention and Search Resources

Since writing my four part series on dementia, I’ve had people contact me with even more resources to assist caregivers and emergency responder with the task of preventing wandering, and responding to a missing person with dementia. Part 1: Searching

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Silver Alert

This is part four of my week-long series of posts on issues relating to dementia and SAR. In Part 1 I outline the basic issues pertaining to urban search and make the case for a specialized resource. In Part 2

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Tracking people with dementia when they wander

This is part three of my week-long series of posts on issues relating to dementia and SAR. In Part 1 I outline the basic issues pertaining to urban search and make the case for a specialized resource. In Part 2

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Provincial Dementia Action Plan for BC

This is part two of my week-long series of posts on issues relating to dementia and SAR. In Part 1 I outline the basic issues pertaining to urban search and make the case for a specialized resource. In Part 3 I

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Searching for Missing people with Dementia

This is part one of my week-long series of posts on issues relating to dementia and SAR. In Part 2 I address some of the government response to the growing instances of dementia in the population and how there does

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