May 25, 2011

Alzheimer's patient missing in Delray Beach

Police are looking for a missing Delray Beach, Florida man that suffers from Alzheimer's disease. He wandered away from home at 1:45 AM and is still missing. The missing man Charles Scott is 72 years old. Sixty percent of individuals suffering from Alzheimer's wander...
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Amazing. Yesterday we published two articles on Alzheimer's and wandering.

This morning it is being reported that Delray Beach, Florida resident Charles Scott is missing. Charles is 72 years old and suffers from Alzheimer's disease. He is on foot. They tried a blood hound to track him down but the hound eventually lost his scent.

Mr Scott was last seen at 1:45 AM.,0,4528826.story

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Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room and an Alzheimer's caregiver. The blog contains more than 2,680 articles with more than 512,100 links on the Internet. Bob lives in Delray Beach, FL.

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