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Silver Alert discontinued after woman with Alzheimer's found

The woman was last seen in the Westchase area on Monday but was found Tuesday morning, according to Houston police.
Credit: KHOU

HOUSTON — A missing woman with Alzheimer's has been found, according to Houston police.

The Silver Alert was issued for a 64-year-old woman that was last seen Monday morning in the Westchase area. She was located early Tuesday morning and the alert was discontinued.

We've removed her name and image from our story out of respect for the family's privacy.

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What to do when someone goes missing

Thousands of people go missing every year across the United States, and there are organizations and law enforcement agencies that work to bring them home to loved ones.

The Texas Center for the Missing is an organization with Houston roots that works to educate loved ones and authorities on finding the lost. 

From resources that deal with missing children to endangered adults, the non-profit organization has compiled a wealth of resources to help. 

There is no 24-hour waiting period required to report a person missing, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

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