Police looking for missing woman with Alzheimer's disease

Police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing woman who has Alzheimer’s disease.

On Wednesday at approximately 7:31 p.m., the Kissimmee Police Department was called to a home along Fountainhead Circle in reference to a missing adult.

According to the family, Esperanza Hernandez, 62, was last seen on May 18, driving away from the family home shortly after a confrontation with a relative, according to a police report.

Hernandez lives in Osceola County but has not been seen since she left the home on May 18. She has been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, but is still able to drive.

Upon receiving notice that there may be concern for wellbeing, the Kissimmee Police Department canvassed her neighborhood as well as the area surrounding her relatives’ home.

Police officials are now asking for the public’s help in locating Hernandez. Anyone who knows Hernandez’s whereabouts is asked to call the Kissimmee Police Department non-emergency line at 407-846-3333.