Police say they have found the elderly couple missing from northeast Calgary safe and sound.

Kwok Ching Mah —​ who is known as Tom —​ and Mee Yuk Mah, both 78, were last seen leaving their home on Greenview Drive N.E. on Tuesday around 8 a.m. MT.

They were heading out to visit a family member at the Rockyview General Hospital near 14th Street and Glenmore Trail S.W. Their family had reported them missing on Tuesday night.

Gary Mah, the couple's son, says the family is extremely grateful for the support they received.

The Calgary police also thanked the public for their assistance in finding the couple.