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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity A Glassboro Man with Alzheimer's Disease will receive the first tracking bracelet in the County

WHAT:

Mr. Harry Wohlfarth, a 78 year old Glassboro resident with Alzheimer's will be the first recipient of the County's Project Lifesaver bracelet, a device equipped with a small transmitter which emits a signal that a Sheriff's Officer can track when someone goes missing.  After Gloucester County announced the start of the Project Lifesaver program in late May, Honey and Harry Wohlfarth were the first people to contact the Sheriff's Office and apply for the Project Lifesaver bracelet, Mr. Wholfarth has Alzheimer's and has wondered off before and gotten lost.

Project Lifesaver is a rescue program that provides enhanced support and assistance to residents who are primary caregivers for a child suffering from autism, children afflicted with Down syndrome, or individuals suffering from Alzheimer's disease, or a related dementia disorder.   Recovery times average less than 30 minutes.

WHEN: Friday, July 13th 11:30 AM
WHERE: The residence of Mr. & Mrs. Honey Wohlfarth
205 Greentree Road, Glassboro, NJ
WHO: Harry & Honey Wohlfarth
Freeholder Director Stephen M. Sweeney
Sheriff Carmel Morina
Freeholder Frank J. DiMarco, Liaison to the Sheriff
Sheriff's Sgt. John Colna