Pandora Duckett disappearance spotlights dementia safety issue

As population ages, law enforcement looks to technology to track elderly patients

By , Daily Memphian Published: March 24, 2019 2:18 PM CT

Pandora Duckett, an 86-year-old woman with Alzheimer's wandered away from her home 55 days ago. Her family is offering a $10,000 reward for her safe return home. As the population ages, families are turning to tracking devices and ID bracelets to help find their family members if they wander from home. 


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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

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