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Finding Your Way tools

Identification form- Download a form that can be completed in advance and quickly passed onto searchers, saving precious time in the event of an emergency.

MedicAlert® Safely Home® - By registering for this program and wearing a MedicAlert® bracelet, people with dementia can be more easily identified and returned home should they become lost.

Locating devices - Download this brief overview of technology available to locate people with dementia who become lost.

Project Lifesaver - Supported by local police services in some Ontario communities, this program uses radio frequency technology to locate enrolled citizens who go missing and return them home safely.

Information and resources

Tip sheets and checklist downloads

Nearly 200,000 Ontarians have dementia. Fifty percent of those who go missing for 24 hours become seriously injured or die. Anyone with dementia can go missing with no prior warning signs.

These tip sheets provide simple ideas on how best to deal with the risk of going missing.

For people with dementia, every step counts.



I have dementia


 Download a tip sheet



I support someone with dementia


 Download a tip sheet



Community can help


 Download a tip sheet

Download a checklist for steps to follow when a person with dementia goes missing.

Download a checklist for what to do when reuniting after a missing incident.

For more information on dementia and what help is available, visit the Alzheimer Society of Canada website

Funded by the Government of Ontario

Last Updated: 01/23/2015