Silver Alert

noun

Definition of Silver Alert

US
: a widely publicized bulletin that alerts the public when an elderly person or a person with a cognitive disability goes missing
  • California joins an estimated 30 states with Silver Alert programs, acknowledging a growing issue for the nation as the population ages and the number of people suffering from some form of dementia increases.
  • —Tony Bizjak
— compare amber alert

First Known Use of silver alert

2004

in the meaning defined above

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