Silver Alert

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Silver Alert

A public alert issued in the United States to help locate a missing senior citizen, especially one who has dementia. It is similar to the Amber Alert system that exists to help locate missing children. "Silver" is a term often associated with senior citizens, referring to gray or white hair. Does anyone know if they found the man from this morning's Silver Alert?
See also: alert, silver
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