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Leland man charged with embezzlement and elderly abuse

Leland Police charged Robert Houston Field, 66, of Leland with 5 counts of obtaining property by false pretense and 1 count of elder abuse.

Halifax County Sheriff on quadruple murder: ‘Major turn in our investigation’

 A North Carolina sheriff says four elderly people have been found dead after an apparent home invasion.

Man charged with trying to rape 89-year-old Smithfield woman in her home

The Smithfield Police Department has charged a man with a long list of crimes after he allegedly broke into an elderly woman's home and attacked her.

90-year-old man saves wife from fire

A 90-year-old man saved his bride of 68 years from a fire, after lightning struck their home.

New retirement resort not living the old lifestyle

videoThere 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.

Man pleads guilty to sweepstakes fraud in NC

A man has pleaded guilty in North Carolina for his role in a sweepstakes fraud scheme that prosecutors say focused on elderly Americans.

50+ Coastal Lifestyles EXPO this Friday

videoThe 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.

Woman on cross country mission to raise money, awareness for elderly

videoTeri 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.

Census finds reaching age 90 more likely than ever

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.

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