Elderly

Target to Reduce Store Hours, Create Dedicated Shopping Hour for Vulnerable

To allow employees additional time for cleaning and restocking, Target announced Tuesday that the retail giant will reduce its store hours temporarily. Beginning Wednesday, March 18, all Target stores will close by 9PM local time daily. All stores will continue to open at their regularly scheduled times. In addition, the retailer announced that it will introduce a dedicated shopping hour,…

UPDATE: Missing Prattville Elderly Couple Located Safe

*UPDATE* The Jemisons have been located, and are safe. They were located a Selma Hospital. They are back with family members.   *PREVIOUS STORY* Prattville police are looking for an elderly couple who have gone missing. Authorities say that 78-year-old Annie Mae Jemison and 80-year-old Walter Jemison were last seen Tuesday morning around 9 a.m. They believe the Jemisons are…

Project Lifesaver Program Helps Locate Lost Senior Citizens

Project Lifesaver has been active in Alabama since 2006. It was implemented after law enforcement officials realized that the most difficult search and rescue missions were for elderly people, and those with Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Autism. This is where the technology used in this program shines brightest. The patient wears a wrist band similar to a smart watch. The device…

Lowndes Co. Man Accused of Stealing from the Elderly Arrested

Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff’s Office According the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, the man accused of stealing money from the elderly is behind bars. Kenneth Dynd Gordon was arrested in Montgomery at about 11:30 Tuesday night. Gordon is accused of posing as a contractor to take advantage of senior citizens. According to the sheriff’s office, once a victim makes a pre-payment…

Man Accused of Posing as Contractor to Steal Money from the Elderly

Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff’s Office The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Kenneth Dynd Gordon. Gordon is accused of posing as a contractor who swindles the elderly out of money in the county. According to the sheriff’s office, once a victim makes a pre-payment for services promised, they no longer hear from Gordon and are unable to make contact…