Cities Declare Caregiver Recognition Day

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The mayors of Eugene and Springfield are honoring caregivers by giving them their own day. Mayors Kitty Piercy and Christine Lundberg declared Tuesday Caregiver Recognition Day at St. Alice’s Catholic Church in Springfield. Millions of Americans depend on caregivers to help with their daily needs. And, while they provide crucial support for … Continue reading »

Veneta Caregiver Arrested for Stealing

VENETA, Ore. — A Veneta couple is facing charges after being accused of stealing a significant amount of cash from an elderly man in the woman’s care. Investigators say the couple, Jason and Eva Cagle, took advantage of an elderly man in poor health, stealing nearly $100,000 in cash. Eva was a caregiver for the … Continue reading »

Philomath Caretaker Arrested for Theft

PHILOMATH, Ore. — A Philomath caretaker is charged with aggravated theft, after an investigation by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office determined she was stealing money from her client. Lori Wilson is accused of taking thousands of dollars from the person she was legally caring for. Deputies say since 2009, Wilson has made more than $15,000 … Continue reading »