Project Lifesaver is an innovative and rapidly growing program

aiding the families of those diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease

and related disorders such as Down Syndrome and Autism.

Project Lifesaver uses state-of-the-art technology employing

wristband transmitters to locate wandering, lost adults and children.

 

 

 

     Project Lifesaver is much more than a passive ID Bracelet.

It is an active system that relies on state-of-the-art technology and

a specially trained search and rescue team. People who are a part

of the Project Lifesaver program wear a personalized bracelet that

emits a tracking signal. When caregivers notify the local Project

Lifesaver Agency that the person is missing, a search and rescue

team responds to the wanderer's area and starts searching with the

mobile locater tracking system.

 

 

 

 

Here are some facts about Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and Autism:

1 in 8 people older than 65 and 50% of those over the age of 85 have Alzheimer's Disease.

60% of people with Dementia will wander off at some point.

Survival rate of an Alzheimer's patient is only 50% if gone for 24 hours.

Autistic children often wander off and may have no sense of physical danger.

 

Missing Persons with Alzheimer's Disease or Autism usually do not call out for help or respond to those who may be searching.

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Participation Requirements

Individuals must be Cumberland County Residents who have been diagnosed with one of the following:

           Alzheimer's Disease

           Autism

          Down Syndrome

          Traumatic Brain Injuries

          Other Dementia Related Disorders

 

Which Requires:

A 24 hour Live-in Caregiver and have a tendency to wander away.

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Program Cost

Approximately $300.00 (must call to confirm the current cost of the transmitter)

Free monthly battery changes and wristband replacement.

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More Information

For more information, to sign up, or schedule a demonstration contact Lieutenant Nick Moore at (856) 451-4449 x25110

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