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Silver alert


any program set up to help authorities track down adults with memory problems who wander off

The legislators signed an order creating “Silver Alert,” which will help law enforcement agencies find missing elders with dementia or other cognitive impairments and return them home safely.
Word Origin

modeled on Amber Alert


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