Rhode Island's aging population represents big bucks for the assisted-living
industry. But some elderly residents face hazards because of greed, limited
oversight, and a lack of public understanding
BY STEVEN STYCOS
SLAPPed down Hats off to Nancy Tsu Fleming of North Kingstown, who settled for a landmark
$400,000 award in her anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public
Participation) lawsuit against Hometown Properties.