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Dementia Society of America® Launches Operation KeepSafe™

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Doylestown, PA, July 19, 2021 –(PR.com)– Dementia Society of America® (DSA) announced the launch of Operation KeepSafe™, a nationwide program to assist individuals and families facing Dementia and incidents of elopement and critical wandering. The program’s mission is to raise awareness, educate the public and provide tools that would help prevent or reduce occurrences, and help mitigate their outcome if they do happen. The term elopement describes an incident where a person with Dementia leaves a safe area, typically the home or community in which they live.

“For people living with Dementia and their caregivers, this is an all-too-common situation, so it is critical they know help is out there,” says Kevin Jameson, volunteer, president, and founder of Dementia Society of America. The program will also inform the public, and particularly first responders, including police, firefighters, and ambulance services. “This is…

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