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Why Do People With Alzheimer’s Wander?
By Frena Gray-Davidson

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I know you will already have got a non-removable ID on your person. Not in a pocket but on a bracelet, anklet or dogtag. You can get these from the Alzheimer's Association but they're much cheaper from your local Walmart or equivalent. Put on their name, something like "memory-impaired" and the most relevant phone number.

Have your emergency wanderer kit already – all the numbers, all the friends and neighbors who’ve already agreed to help. Call everyone. Don’t be embarrassed – people love to help in a real emergency.

May all dementia journeys be safe ones.

 

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