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A Silver Alert program establishes a notification system to alert the public of missing persons who are elderly or have cognitive impairments. This report identifies which states have Silver Alert programs, those that do not, and those with pending legislation. This report provides a brief summary of the legislations that established programs in certain states, the agencies administering the program, and the program requirements for initiating an alert.
Populations:Aging/Older Adults; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Silver Alert; Cognitive Impairment
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Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53153