Silver Alert

Wandering impacts families and caregivers statewide, affecting those who suffer with various mental conditions, to include Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. The stateís Silver Alert program was created by Texas legislation in year 2007, designed to notify the public of missing older adults with a documented mental condition.

The below represents Silver Alert criteria for the stateís network:

Note: A physicianís letterhead, indicating the impaired mental condition, date of diagnosis, patientís name, with physicianís signature is recommended to satisfy the documentation requirement.

Silver Alert - Law Enforcement Resources:

Silver Alert - Public Resources: