Control Wandering

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Control Wandering

Mom has had Alz for over ten years without declining below the first stage.  Recently, she had two incidents that concern me.  First, she woke up thinking she was on a boat.  She yelled out the front door for help, but she stayed in the house because it was "too cold to swim."  I found out after she called 9-1-1 and the sheriff called me.  The second incident she left the house (a double-wide in my back yard) around 2 am and returned after a few minutes.  If she hadn't returned, I would not have known until the next morning.  I would not want her out in her PJs for several hours on a cold winter night.

Are there any solutions beyond hiring a caregiver to stay overnight?