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  • Lend a helping hand

    Hampton Road felt the first snap of cold air this weekend and naturally our thoughts turned to the least among us. Our homeless population is at particular risk during times of bitter cold and relies on others to find hot meals and a warm bed.
  • Yellow cab offers free rides to the polls Nov. 4

    Yellow Cab will give senior citizens free rides to the polls Nov. 4 in Hampton and Newport News, the company said this week. The offer is open to any registered voter over 60 who doesn't have their own transportation to the polls, the company said....

    Pay attention Medicare recipients! Annual enrollment is now open

    Pay attention Medicare recipients! Annual enrollment is now open
    The annual open enrollment period for Medicare health and drug plans begins Wednesday and ends Dec. 7. During the enrollment period, seniors, those age 65 and older, can purchase a Medicare Advantage plan — a private plan that substitutes for...

    Peninsula hospitals face Medicare fines

    Peninsula hospitals face Medicare fines
    The tightening of Medicare's 30-day readmission guidelines for patients, combined with an escalating fine structure, will cut into reimbursements to hospitals on the Peninsula next year. By expanding the criteria to include the readmission of patients...

    Williamsburg receives federal grant for dementia care

    Williamsburg receives federal grant for dementia care
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday a federal grant to strengthen and expand services for Virginians experiencing dementia. The following is excerpted from the state's news release: The $441,131, three-year grant from the federal Administration...