What’s Happening Today – Feb. 19, 2018
Today on DelmarvaLife:
In case you are one of those who have received a call instructing you to contact the Maryland State Police because of an internet crime, it’s probably not real. MSP says hackers and scammers are prank calling people as far away as Hawaii using phone numbers belonging to the Maryland State Police. If you get a call, just hang up and ignore it.
The new documentary “Be Prepared to Stop” examines the importance of the U.S. Highway system in everything from shipping to transportation, and the mounting issues caused by neglect, deferred maintenance, and lack of funding. It also looks at potential solutions that could keep the nation’s highways running smoothly for years to come. A screening will take place at Salisbury University on Feb. 22 at 4 pm in Conway Hall, room 153. A Q&A session with executive producer of the film, and Salisbury University alumni, Jennifer Clymer, will follow the screening.
Anyone who is fortunate to still have their parents around would likely agree, it’s hard to watch them age. Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease add a whole other layer of stress and concern. In some cases, they have to be under watchful eye 24/7. WBOC’s Angelo Bavaro took a closer look at some of these issues, specifically that point when an elderly person gets out of sight and wanders off. You can watch “Wandering: Dementia” on WBOC News at 7 pm this evening.
The home-buying process has changed over the years. If you’re in the market for a new home, there are a few things you’ll want to know before you sign the dotted line. Realtor with Century 21 in Salisbury, Md., Rebecca Lewis, joins us in the studio to tell us more. There is an upcoming home seminar taking place on March 3 from 11 am-1 pm at Mid-Atlantic Settlement Services where you can learn even more.
Getting a hold of your medical information and more importantly, getting it to other healthcare providers, just got easier. The Delaware Health Information Network is putting crucial information regarding your healthcare right at your fingertips.
Jeffery Miller joins us on the Mid South Audio Stage today. Jeffery was born and raised on Delmarva and has been singing for years. He’s performing “I Just Wanna Stop” by Gino Vannelli. Be sure to tune in at 5 pm!