Sheriff Gets Grant

Helps protect Alzheimer’s victims

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America awarded the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department a $5,000 grant for its Project Lifesaver program to help combat “wandering,” a common behavior among individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.

The project provides a wristband with a transmitter that can be tracked by the Sheriff’s Department. The grant will help the agency expand the program, said Sheriff Robert Langley Jr.

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