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    OH - Thelma Brown, 87, Girard, 21 Dec 2013

    Thelma Brown


    87 year old Thelma Brown, has not been seen since the very early morning hours on Saturday between 2 am and 8 am, on December 21st, 2013 in Girard, Ohio. Mrs. Brown was reported missing by her caregiver, Becky Brown.

    Mrs. Brown is an elderly white female, 5' 4", weighing in at 145 lbs. She has brown hair and blue eyes and was wearing gray and white pinstriped pajamas.

    Please contact Girard police at 330-545-0211.

    http://www.wkbn.com/news/local/girar...ported-missing

    http://www.wfmj.com/story/24279149/g...-missing-woman

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    AW! May she be found soon!
    Using the SWAG theory, I'm thinking she has a caregiver because of dementia. Also,, the weather is awful.

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    Very sad news to report on Mrs. Thelma Brown...

    Missing Girard woman found dead


    GIRARD, Ohio (WKBN) - The body of a missing elderly Girard woman was found Sunday morning.
    http://www.wkbn.com/news/local/missi...man-found-dead

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    Poor lady. My mother has severe dementia and we have latches at the top of the door that she doesn't know about and can't get to, child proof door knob covers etc. You can buy door stops that make an alarm sound when they are pushed back by opening the door, for the very clever. I wish more people would find ways to stop this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sophiebelle View Post
    Poor lady. My mother has severe dementia and we have latches at the top of the door that she doesn't know about and can't get to, child proof door knob covers etc. You can buy door stops that make an alarm sound when they are pushed back by opening the door, for the very clever. I wish more people would find ways to stop this!
    I also did this when my mom was still at home, I was terrified I'd fall asleep from exhaustion and not hear her if she left the house.

    The latch at the top of the door is very effective--they tend to never look up at the top. Hopefully someone who takes care of a relative with dementia will read our posts and try it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by michmi View Post
    I also did this when my mom was still at home, I was terrified I'd fall asleep from exhaustion and not hear her if she left the house.

    The latch at the top of the door is very effective--they tend to never look up at the top. Hopefully someone who takes care of a relative with dementia will read our posts and try it.
    Me too. My grandmother had it too and we had to take parts off her car because she was adamant she could drive. It's all the time we see this!



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