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@greff

I think it is very sad that other people would take advantage of your mom. I live in a town of about 12,000 people. One of my boys is a police officer so I'm hoping that we can keep a close eye on my wife when shw starts to wander off. She is not to that point yet but she is starting to go through the sun downing behavior. She gets up at 1:30am and is up for the night. I don't know when to put locks or alarms on the doors.

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You’re both young and I’m sad you have to go through this. I wish you the best

@greff Regarding locks or alarms, sooner is better. We had a family emergency when my son-in-law's Mom wandered away in the cold in a shirt, with no phone, purse or id. Fortunately the police found her at her former workplace before any real harm, but nobody in the family believed at that point that she would be lost in the neighborhood where she had lived for 30 years, and in daylight.
Right away his Dad got locks and alarms except to the backyard and deck, which had a fence with a locked gate. So she could go outside but not go far.

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