First up, it's what law enforcement officials call a national epidemic: health care fraud. Correspondent Michael Okwu takes a look at a Los Angeles-based "ghost clinic" to understand how crooks swindle Medicare out of billions of dollars each year, and why authorities aren't doing much to prevent it.
Then, in the first of a four-part series exploring the emotional impact caregiving has on families, SoCal Connected looks at the pivotal discussions to have with aging parents - in this case, planning for a future without them.
Finally, another biting commentary from humorist Brian Unger. We love 'em, they can't talk - so what to do when the pet in your life seems to be a bit under the weather?