A recent CNN Investigation uncovers widespread sexual assault on nursing home residents. This is a tough read, but important for all of us who strive to protect the elderly from abuse.
Month: September 2018
There are over 40 million Americans over the age of 65, and that number continues to climb, which puts added stress on nursing and home care programs. Meanwhile, dollars for government oversight programs are being cut.
Our September newsletter You Should Know takes a hard look at a growing number of abuse cases as the wave of aging Baby Boomer Americans seek nursing home, assisted living and home care.
Good advice from the Wilmington Business Journal on how to avoid scams in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
Hurricane Irma is barreling toward North Carolina and I urge everyone to be prepared. The Red Cross has good information on how to be well-prepared. One issue of “preparation” I have heard from multiple sources for this hurricane is how you won’t be able to buy any alcohol when a hurricane is about to hit […]
Hurricane season officially began on June 1. Around here, we have had a little bit of experience in the Hurricane department, so when we see the Weather Channel hanging around, we know to get to the store, stock up on bottled water, propane and Spam and hunker down for a good named storm. After it […]
North Carolina’s price gouging law is in effect following Hurricane Florence. North Carolina’s price gouging law is usually triggered when the state suffers or is threatened by a natural disaster such as a hurricane, tornado, winter storm, or flooding. Price gouging—or charging too much in times of crisis—is against North Carolina law when a disaster, an emergency or […]
North Carolina, like several other states, has a “lemon law” statute for the purchase or lease of new vehicles. Titled the New Motor Vehicles Warranties Act, the statute protects the buyer of a new motor vehicle, including cars, pickup trucks, motorcycles, vans and motor homes weighing less than 10,000 pounds from defective vehicles. Under this […]
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