There are more signs that the Cape Fear region is a retirement destination. Another senior living resort has opened its doors with new ways of turning silver into gold.
A man has pleaded guilty in North Carolina for his role in a sweepstakes fraud scheme that prosecutors say focused on elderly Americans.
The Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association (WCFHBA) and Better Living Magazine will host the first-ever 50+ Coastal Lifestyles EXPO on Friday, August 2nd at the Wilmington Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the EXPO is free and open to the general public.
Teri Swezey is on a mission. She plans to walk 3,039 miles across the country to raise money and awareness for seniors, their caregivers and the special needs they require.
Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90. First-ever census figures on the 90-plus population show it's nearly tripled in size since 1980, to 1.9 million.
North Carolina police say a
71-year-old woman was robbed and beaten with her own cane after
getting a glass of water for a stranger at her door.
Police say a road-rage incident led to
the arrest of a man who witnesses say bragged about punching a
Jim and his wife of Wilmington, N.C., for example, received a call last month from a man saying he was their grandson.
The man said he had been in a car accident while traveling in the Dominican Republic. After explaining his injuries and that he badly needed money to get out of jail and return to the United States, the man begged Jim, 78, not to tell his "parents" and blamed his voice change on the accident.
If it were up to some state lawmakers, drivers over the age of 65 would have tougher standards when it comes to getting behind the wheel and drivers over 85 would have to take a road test.