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92-year-old woman with dementia found safe

Posted: 8:36 AM, Mar 21, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-21 16:50:01-04

Police are thanking the public for spreading the word about a missing senior citizen.

Elaine Phelps, 92, found safe Monday after leaving the Heather Gardens Retirement Community in Aurora. She hadn't been seen since Saturday night.

Phelps has dementia and gets confused, according to the senior alert issued by police.

Phelps disappeared last year and was found near the Colorado/Wyoming border.

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