Elderly Woman Saved Through Senior Roll Call Program

A 99-year-old female had fallen in her residence and was unable to answer her senior roll call.

(Wilmington, Del.-19803) Today(August 25) at 6:00 a.m.,  New Castle County Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Marianna Dr for a check on the welfare. Police learned that a 99-year-old female subscriber failed to answer her senior roll call. A neighbor was alerted by the service who was able to make contact with the elderly woman.

She was found conscious but had fallen which resulted in her to be unable to answer her phone. It was also learned that the battery in her medical alert device was not working.  She was transported to an area hospital for evaluation.

To learn more about the program, please call the New Castle County Police Community Services Senior Roll Call Line at 302-395-8159 or visit http://nccde.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/4181