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Keeping tabs on people at-risk of wandering off

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A new partnership int he area hopes to keep better tabs on people who are at-risk for wandering off.

Roscoe Police and Harlem-Roscoe Fire Department joined the MedicAlert Foundation. The groups can enroll residents and their caregivers into a free program that gives them a medical ID bracelet and free 24/7 emergency support services.

MedicAlert statistics show six in 10 adults who suffer from dementia or varying forms of autism wander away from home.

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