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‘Project Lifesaver’ Tracks Wandering Seniors With Dementia

Aiken’s Public Safety Department uses GPS bracelets and anklets from Project Lifesaver International, a nonprofit organization, to track dementia patients who wander. Last winter, an anklet helped police rescue Bill Wall, 86, who had wandered barefoot into the woods in 30-degree weather.

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