This week, we usher in the season of lights with our holiday show from 2022. James Beard-nominated West Virginia chefs Mike Costello and Amy Dawson serve up special dishes with stories behind them. We visit an old-fashioned toy shop whose future was uncertain after its owners died – but there’s a twist. We also share a few memories of Christmas past, which may or may not resemble yours. You’ll hear these stories and more this week, Inside Appalachia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A new law goes into effect June 8, 2015 that allows hospital patients to designate their caregivers. House Bill 2100, the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable Act or CARE Act was passed by the 2015 West Virginia Legislature. As part of our occasional series “Effective From Passage,” Gaylene Miller, State Director of the AARP joins us to discuss what affect this bill, which was one of the organization’s priorities, will have on citizens.
West Virginia was the fourth state to pass the CARE Act. The others were Oklahoma, New Jersey and Virginia. The AARP says eight other states have now implemented the law.