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Con artists convinced elderly people they needed special toilet paper and other products to meet new government rules for septic tanks.
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The latest victims are not related and live in different communities, so the problem is not just a localized one.
Expect nursing homes to respond by cutting staff. Some may decline to accept patients with more complex medical needs.
The late soulstress reportedly wrote a will that excluded her ne'er-do-well ex-husband.
They're tapping their own retirement savings to pay for that care, now that caregiving programs are facing budget cuts.
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