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Sandy Springs missing Alzheimer's patient found

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Sandy Springs Police have found a missing Alzheimer's patient, according to a manager at the facility where she went missing.

Police said Barbara E. Hillman, 82, walked away from the Emeritus Senior Living Center on Hightower Road in north Sandy Springs just after 2 p.m. Sunday.

On Monday, a passing motorist spotted Hillman about a forth of a mile away from the facility. She appeared OK.

Hillman suffers from Alzheimer's and dementia. She was wearing slippers on her feet, and she wasn't carrying her wallet, identification card, money, or any other of her belongings with her at the time.

Hillman has no relatives or friends in the Sandy Springs area, police said.

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