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Presentation Dementia Wandering
In this PowerPoint, IA2‘s executive director, Dave Baldridge, discusses wandering amongst elders living with dementia. Baldridge explains why wandering occurs and what families, caregivers, and communities can do to help keep elders safe. This presentation discusses how search and rescue initiatives are typically conducted within American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Community planning and preparation are the focus of this presentation. There is also a focus on what individuals can do if their loved one ever wanders.