Police ask public to help find elderl...

Police ask public to help find elderly Altamonte Springs woman

There are 15 comments on the Orlando Sentinel story from Jun 21, 2009, titled Police ask public to help find elderly Altamonte Springs woman. In it, Orlando Sentinel reports that:

An 80-year-old woman who left an Altamonte Springs retirement facility this morning is missing.

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FarRightWing

Osteen, FL

#1 Jun 21, 2009
Thats good news.We all have to look after our elderly folks and take care of them just as you would a child which is what they did for you. Remember one day you will be in the same situation and God willing someone will be out there for you. Take care your elderly and children and God will be pleased. Do harm to either and pay the piper.
The OS

Daytona Beach, FL

#2 Jun 21, 2009
Was that the silver alert I saw on I-95 and I-4 coming back from the Jacksonville area today? How about fully updating this story, so the public knows whether to be on the lookout still, or not.
hopey changey

Christmas, FL

#3 Jun 21, 2009
FarRightWing wrote:
Thats good news.We all have to look after our elderly folks and take care of them just as you would a child which is what they did for you. Remember one day you will be in the same situation and God willing someone will be out there for you. Take care your elderly and children and God will be pleased. Do harm to either and pay the piper.
Such a good thing to remember on Father's Day, to honor our dad and care for him like he did us. Am glad the poor soul was found safe. Who knows what could have happened to her on West Colonial.

Since: Jul 08

DeBary, Florida

#4 Jun 21, 2009
I like happy endings.
Over It Already

AOL

#5 Jun 21, 2009
hopey changey wrote:
<quoted text>Such a good thing to remember on Father's Day, to honor our dad and care for him like he did us. Am glad the poor soul was found safe. Who knows what could have happened to her on West Colonial.
I honored my dad today and visited him. I was born on Fathers Day and today was my birthday and the best part of my birthday was visiting my father and sitting down with him and eating a cold slice of watermelon with him. Always be there for your parents like they were there for you. I'm glad this lady was found safe.
Bizzy

Cocoa Beach, FL

#6 Jun 21, 2009
The OS wrote:
Was that the silver alert I saw on I-95 and I-4 coming back from the Jacksonville area today? How about fully updating this story, so the public knows whether to be on the lookout still, or not.
Considering you didn't pay attention to that sign in the first place, I guess it shouldn't matter to you. No, there was no Silver Alert for this lady, she didn't meet the requirements.
evh

Melbourne Beach, FL

#7 Jun 21, 2009
Why is she driving!!!!! This could have well read " 80 yr old woman losses control and runs over 3 children at a corner street What went wrong? story at 11:00....She should be driven not driving!!!!!
age discrimination

Tallahassee, FL

#8 Jun 21, 2009
evh wrote:
Why is she driving!!!!! This could have well read " 80 yr old woman losses control and runs over 3 children at a corner street What went wrong? story at 11:00....She should be driven not driving!!!!!

Some people grow old and still drive just fine... ones ability to drive properly is not something that just vanishes at a certain age. Evolve and enlighten yourself

“Kiss my grits, internet trolls”

Since: Sep 08

Far from a techtonic faultline

#9 Jun 21, 2009
And this sad situation is exactly why more folks should be wearing a GPS tracking bracelet.

The aren't just for trucks, and cars anymore.
Del

Lady Lake, FL

#10 Jun 21, 2009
I am glad they found her. But, couldn't they publish a better picture?
NFormedReader

United States

#11 Jun 21, 2009
I'm glad that this story had a happy ending.
Lewis

San Antonio, TX

#12 Jun 21, 2009
evh wrote:
Why is she driving!!!!! This could have well read " 80 yr old woman losses control and runs over 3 children at a corner street What went wrong? story at 11:00....She should be driven not driving!!!!!
Who is to testify in favor of your driving ability. You are probably one of the idiots on the road every day.
I hope you live to a ripe old age, so that someone will want you to take your hands off the steering wheel and park your a*s at home.
lookaftertheelde rly

Cocoa, FL

#13 Jun 21, 2009
thank goodness, and like everyone else said, i'm glad for happy endings. whew.
Apartments for Rent Man21

Provo, UT

#15 Dec 22, 2010
All is well that ends well, and this sounded like it ended well. Something that needs to be implemented in my book, is some type of designated drivers for elderly people over 65. That way they will be safe and it will create jobs too.
Malcom Reynolds

Provo, UT

#16 Dec 23, 2010
Well, as history buff, I could tell you what the ancient Greeks and Romans would have done. Left her out there. they would have said "Well, if the gods want her to live or come back, she will." That way, she is no longer a burden on the society. Just sayin, that's what they would have done. http://www.apartmentguide.com/apartments/Flor...

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