County unveils program that helps find people with autism, Alzheimer’s and dementia | WPEC

Every second counts when people with cognitive disorders go missing. On Wednesday, St. Lucie County Sheriff deputies gave us a look at a new program aimed at tracking people down sooner to save lives. Deputies learned how to track a transmitter bracelet that’s worn by some people who have autism, Alzheimer’s, dementia and other cognitive disorders. For one local mother, it’s a game changer. “I got this terrifying phone call Jack has run off,” said Kimberly Eardley.

Source: County unveils program that helps find people with autism, Alzheimer’s and dementia | WPEC

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