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Senator Casey: Silver Alert System

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey is pushing for a nationwide amber-alert style system for missing seniors.
Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey is pushing for a nationwide amber-alert style system for missing seniors.
 
Senator Bob Casey stopped at the West Scranton Senior Center Friday morning to make the announcement.
Casey is pushing for a silver-alert system that would bring federal coordination to local and state efforts to find missing seniors.
According to the Alzheimer's Association -- six in ten people with dementia will wander off at some point.
 
 
While some states already use a silver-alert system -- there's currently no federal system that targets seniors.
 
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