Starting six years ago, the Western Slope town began rebuilding itself to be a friendly home for the thousands of veterans there.
The trade in body parts from cadavers is a grisly and little-regulated segment of commerce. A Reuters news agency investigation led to FBI scrutiny of a facility in Montrose, Colorado.
Some nonprofit agencies, like Community Options in Montrose, are in a bind. Paying their workers more is straining their budget.
A recent national study found 40 percent of caregivers said a client of theirs was the victim of financial abuse more than once -- a sharp rise from just two years earlier.
Matthew Boyle bought a Montrose funeral home last fall and made a ghastly discovery in the basement.