RGV (KFXV) — Just a few hours ago an alert caused commotion for authorities and the community.
A silver alert was emitted for 86 year-old, Maynard Maywood who suffers of a cognitive impairment.
Right now Maywood is back home safely. Authorities feared for his life since they consider him a danger to himself.
This is not the first time a Silver Alert is sent out for the valley.
Fox 2 News spoke to experts who say it’s crucial to be informed about these illnesses that affect the elderly population.
They also add they should be under supervision at all times. If you notice any symptoms of a mental illness like Dementia or Alzheimer’s visit your doctor immediately for the proper care.