Small town snippets: Business, medicine developments; veterans struggle with homelessness

The University of Kansas School of Business is working to make retirement easier for business owners. The RedTire program helps to match retiring business owners with buyers.

For parents and caregivers of children with autism in rural areas, a new technology could make it easier for these children to receive treatment. The care training is transmitted via interactive television to educate caregivers in the science of applied behavioral analysis.

While the problem of homelessness among veterans is improving in metropolitan areas, it is still an issue for veterans in more rural areas. With many veterans in rural communities living far from Veterans Affairs Department offices, these resources are often not being used to their full advantage.