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Roanoke Spotlight: Historic Fire Station No. 1

Roanoke Spotlight: Historic Fire Station No. 1

The historic Fire Station No. 1 building still standing today at 13 Church Ave SE in downtown Roanoke was built in 1907. Modeled after Philadelphia's Independence Hall, Fire Station No. 1 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and served as one of Virginia's longest continuously operating fire stations until its replacement began operating in 2007.

7 Tips to Help Seniors Stay Safe this Summer

7 Tips to Help Seniors Stay Safe this Summer

Now that the summer of 2018 is in full swing, it's important to remember the unique threats and challenges that summer - and especially summertime temperatures in Roanoke, VA - face our seniors. We put together a few tips to remind people of things to watch out for. 

Sara - How an Elderly Woman was Victimized by an Online Predator and How I Tried to Stop It

Sara - How an Elderly Woman was Victimized by an Online Predator and How I Tried to Stop It

I met Sara while caring for her husband, Joe. Joe was in his early eighties with a myriad of hard luck health problems.  I took care of Joe till he passed on hospice. I had ample time in those couple of months to become acquainted with Sara, then in her late seventies. They shared a marriage and an average blue-collar life for 40+ years.

Companion Home Care Inc named "Most Engaged Volunteer Organization 2018" by Roanoke, VA Local Office on Aging (LOA)

Companion Home Care Inc named "Most Engaged Volunteer Organization 2018" by Roanoke, VA Local Office on Aging (LOA)

The Local Office on Aging recognized Companion Home Care Inc as the "Most Engaged Volunteer Organization 2018", and presented an award to owner Michelle Belton during a recent ceremony at the Kazim Shrine Temple in Roanoke, VA. The ceremony kicks off Older Americans' Month for the month of May.