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Stories from Monday, November 28, 2011

Home health agencies celebrate industry growth (11/28/11)
Despite a struggling economy, there are some "boom" industries in America, and the home health industry is one of them. Those who make "house calls" to work directly with patients are among those celebrating November as National Home Care month. "With great numbers of Baby Boomers becoming senior citizens, more people are needing help remaining independent and staying in their homes," said Registered Nurse Melissa Rush, of the Fulton County Health Department's In-Home Health Services agency...
Angel tree project seeks area donors (11/28/11)
Christmas can be a bleak time of year for many needy Sharp County families due in part to higher costs of living and job losses. The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) has begun taking applications for Christmas gifts for needy families. Sharp County DHS administrator Virginia Schmidt said the department has, so far, accepted applications from 110 families, including 183 children who need assistance with Christmas gifts...