Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips: Wandering

Many people with Alzheimer’s disease wander away from their home or caregiver. As the caregiver, you need to know how to limit wandering and prevent the person from becoming lost. This will help keep the person safe and give you greater peace of mind. First Steps Try to follow these steps before the person with Alzheimer’s disease wanders: Make sure the person carries some kind of ID or wears a medical bracelet. If the person gets lost and can’t communicate clearly, an ID will let others know about his or her illness. It also shows where the person lives. Consider enrolling the person in the [...]

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MedicAlert® NYC Wanderer's Safety Program

ENROLL MEMBER     ENROLL CAREGIVER En Español | 中文網頁 MedicAlert Foundation® provides protection through a national emergency response service for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia who wander or have a medical emergency. We have updated The MedicAlert®NYC Wanderer’s Safety Program service to better serve you. Many people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia wander from their home or from afar. It is very important for a caregiver to make sure the person they care for always has some form of identification on them. In partnership with the MedicAlert F [...]

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