The Alzheimer's Association, Kentucky Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and Kentucky Association for Gerontology are hosting Advocacy Day on Thursday, February 23, 2017, in room 113 at the Capitol Annex building in Frankfort to bring awareness to the increased occurrences of Alzheimer's disease as well as other dementias.
A Golden Alert was issued Thursday for James Alfred Woods, 70, of Science Hill. Police said Woods has Alzheimer's and was last seen on Highway 80 in Science Hill carrying a suitcase. If you have information that could help locate him, call Science Hill Police at 606-423-3672.
A Golden Alert was issued Friday night for Patricia Ann Clarke, 77, of Lexington, who went missing around 6:00 p.m. from the Winchester Road area. She suffers from Alzheimer's. She was driving a 2000 Tan Cadillac Deville with Kentucky license plate 726-4EW, according to police.
The Carlisle Fire Chief said an employee at Johnson Mathers Health Care intentionally set a fire in a locked Alzheimer's unit, but then put the fire out before there was much damage or any injuries to appear to be the "hero."