Safeguarding Against Winter Wandering In People With Dementia

In light of recent winter weather, national and local dementia specialists encourage caretakers to reinforce safety precautions for loved ones who are prone to wandering.

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Addressing Diversion In W.Va.’s Criminal Justice System

On this episode of The Legislature Today, host Randy Yohe talks with forensic psychologist Dr. David Clayman and Senate Jails and Prison Committee Co-Chair Sen. Jason Barrett, R-Berkeley, to talk about the diversion of certain persons from the criminal justice system.

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‘Purple Alert’ Legislation Would Help People With Dementia And Their Families 

House Bill 4190 would create a Purple Alert system for missing cognitively impaired persons. The alert uses video image recording devices to search for the person missing and provides for notice and broadcasting of a Purple Alert.

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What’s Normal, What’s Not: 10 Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s, Dementia

Coming into the holidays, when families come together, it might be a good time to pay attention to the signs of the onset of Alzheimer's and dementia. 

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