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Family of Missing Woman Releases 'Age-Progressed' Photo

Jul 16, 2017 09:34AM ● By Jeanne Fratello
The family of missing Alzheimer's patient Nancy Paulikas has released an "age-progressed" photo of what she may be presumed to look like, in hopes that the image will help someone identify her.

Paulikas, 56, suffers from early-onset Alzheimer's disease. She disappeared during a family outing to LACMA on October 15, 2016. Despite ongoing and widespread search efforts, her whereabouts remain a mystery. The reward for information leading to Nancy was upped to $30,000 in April.

Kirk Moody, Paulikas' husband, has said that since the time she disappeared, her appearance may have changed drastically. Since she is unable to care for herself, and in fact requires significant care-giving, both the family and the police believe it is most likely that she is in a facility or group home under the wrong name or as an unidentified patient.

Extensive search efforts have included widespread dissemination of thousands of flyers, review of local security cameras, the hiring of a private investigator, contact with all 173 hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange County, mailings to thousands of residential care facilities in Los Angeles County, follow-up calls to 1000 care facilities and in-person visits to hundreds of facilities, searches in homeless encampments, TV and newspaper stories, ads in the L.A. Times, far-reaching pleas on social media, coordinated efforts with various government agencies and elected officials, and more.

The family believes that it is unlikely that she has passed away without the family knowing about it, as the coroners' office is very skilled at identifying "Jane Doe" patients using all available missing persons' information.

Anyone with information on Nancy is urged to contact Moody at (310) 650-7965; or email Updates are posted on and

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