7 top things to look for on your assisted living tour: Can you envision yourself or your loved one feeling comfortable living here? Do you have a warm feeling being in the community? Do the people look happy and engaged? Are residents socializing with other and engaged in programs or activities? Did you sample a meal? Does the community have all the latest safety features? Is the person giving the tour really listening to you? Is there anything about the assisted living community that makes it stand out from the others you visited?
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Collier County to crack down on vacation rentals
Collier County commissioners voted Tuesday to have staff enforce rules that ban owners from renting their homes for less than six months in the unincorporated area.
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London Beit Din Dayan Resigns, Cites Falling Short of Standards
Rabbi Abraham said he had been “under exceptional strain and stress for some time which has taken its inevitable toll."
Seniors Shopping Safely Online Guide
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Banker survey: Farmland prices expected to drop in 10 states
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I-24 mudslide: TDOT says new lanes to open on time, traffic to start moving March 15
Round-the-clock work continues on the stretch of I-24 covered in mud after a February landslide north of Nashville.
Credit Card Skimmers Discovered at Fuel Pumps in McKenzie
Credit Card Skimmers Discovered at Fuel Pumps in McKenzie McKENZIE (September 5) McKenzie (Tenn.) Police Department is alerting the public about “skimmer” devices found at two gas pumps at a local convenience store. The devices use Bluetooth technology to download information from a customer’s credit/debit card. The thief can be receive the Bluetooth signal from as far as 100 feet away from the skimmer Within the past few weeks, these skimming devices were used to steal credit/debit card data from several local victims, including the City of McKenzie. The stolen information was then used for fraudulent use in another state In anyone has been a victim of fraudulent credit/debit card transactions, please call the local law…