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A resident with dementia wandered away from this care facility Tuesday night and was found six hours later suffering from early stage hypothermia. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)

County may look into wristband tracking for missing seniors after dementia patient found wandering in the cold Tuesday

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A platoon of emergency agencies launched a massive ground and air search late Tuesday night for a dementia patient found wandering in the cold in rural Hubbard County.


The six-hour search came to a successful end early Wednesday morning.

The man, who'd wandered away from an assisted living facility, was located using a state helicopter and thermal imager.

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