Kelly Reeves, 77, went missing last Wednesday morning. He suffers from dementia, is deaf and has a speech impediment. Reeves' wife said he was last seen around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, when he wandered away from his home on Jerry Beard Road.

A reward has now been offered to help locate Mr. Reeves.

Reeves is 5-foot-7 and 136 pounds. He has white hair and white beard and was last seen wearing brown checked pajama bottoms and a plaid shirt.

Family, friends, volunteers and officials have been searching for him throughout the week. Sheriff Ricky Moses said he "wishes to express his sincere thankfulness to all who have given their time to help search."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-463-3281 or call 911.