State Agrees To Quicken Investigations Into Elder Abuse

The Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living is promising to eliminate a backlog of investigations into whether elderly Vermonters were abused or neglected. A number of advocacy groups had threatened to sue the department if it did not agree to eliminate what they said was a backlog of 300 cases.

VPR Presents Neil MacFarquhar

VPR presents a recent talk by New York Times Bureau Chief, Neil MacFarquhar, on the obstacles to democratic change in the Arab world. Fresh out of Cairo, he recently spoke in South Burlington and was part of the Elder Education Enrichment program.