When Sue Kam was born on Sept. 9, 1936, her parents, Jacob and Edith Denkers, didn’t even know they were expecting their fourth child.
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Peter Cottontail may know where he hid the eggs, but I am not sure he could find them if he was the one hunting for them. Those carrots he was eating to improve his eyesight weren’t enough to make a difference, according to my favorite eye care doctor, Chris Coker, O.D. He offers some great advice for Peter Cottontail that you may also find useful.
Shoot for seniors clay shooting event scheduled to aid food pantry
An exhibit featuring photography by Steven Dansky is scheduled to continue through May 19 at the Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave. The show not only explores the artistic and cultural nature of graffiti, it uses graffiti as the starting point for unique art.
Henderson producer plans productions in Sun City MacDonald Ranch
Three World War II veterans were honored at the Henderson Municipal Court.
Technology is not just for teens anymore. Increasingly, manufacturers are creating new technology that is either designed specifically for seniors or is a boon in particular to seniors.
Kevin Favreau, 51, retired as the Special Agent in Charge of the Las Vegas FBI on Jan. 4. Three days later, he was hired as executive director of a local youth golf organization, The First Tee of Southern Nevada.
There are many legitimate veterans organizations, and their reasons for being often overlap. They all aim to help veterans in many different ways, but their general focus is to gain earned benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in the areas of compensation, medical treatment and education.
St. Patrick’s Day is March 17 and is celebrated by many with shamrocks, corned beef, cabbage, a goofy little leprechaun and the color green.
Seniors are invited to participate in a friendly competition with a blend of sporting and social events for athletes of all skill levels 50 or older.
Less than a half-hour drive from Las Vegas, you can step back in time and experience a historic and interesting ride on the unique Nevada Southern Railway in Boulder City. This train can be an exceptional experience for everyone, as it facilitates accessibility for people with limited mobility, whether they are using wheelchairs, walkers, scooters or canes.
Normally, Rachelle Carter doesn’t see herself as the type of person to get involved.
Florence Moditz is the sole caregiver for her husband, Philip, who has Alzheimer's diesase. The Summerlin couple recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows at the Las Vegas Farmers Market in Bruce Trent Park, where Florence has a booth.
Have you heard all the buzz lately about caffeine being associated with a reduced risk or delayed onset of dementia? A recent study published by the University of South Florida and the University of Miami monitored the memory and thinking processes...
Travel with Senior Tripsters Senior Tripsters, a nonprofit travel group for seniors, organizes journeys ranging from local day trips starting at about $40, to two-week European vacations costing about $5,000. Check out its upcoming trips at...
Medicare's open enrollment comes early this year, Oct. 15, and lasts longer, until Dec. 7. But that doesn't mean one can wait to compare plans and decide which one fits best. Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center, 6900 N. Durango Drive, held a...
Registered nurse Harriet Alvarado, 67, has been a member of the Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Nevada (MRC) since 2005. "I enjoy people, and I enjoy helping," the Summerlin resident said. The MRC is a community-based civilian volunteer program...
Sun City Summerlin is the pilot market for a new business in town, The Souper Bowl, which brings a nutritious soup-and-salad meal direct to homes. Founder James Denney said the idea for the business came after he and his wife were diagnosed with diabetes.
While licensing rules for older drivers vary widely from state to state, in Nevada, the only thing that sets them apart from rules governing other drivers is how licenses can be renewed. Renewals for all state drivers are required every four years,...
Anthony Rais made his first marionette as a child by taking apart a doll and jointing it with eye screws and string. He practiced with it in secret until he was confident in his abilities, and then he walked it down to the supper table and had it...
Ben Lesser is on a mission to see that no one forgets the Holocaust. The 83-year-old Summerlin resident recalls the day he was liberated from a German concentration camp as if it were yesterday, and he's made it his mission to help young people learn from his experience, speaking at schools and community venues wherever he can.
Doo-wop was our music, so let's celebrate our musical heritage Sept. 8 when Sam's Town presents Another Evening of Pop and Doo Wop. The evening features Sonny Turner, former lead singer of The Platters; The Contours and Fifth Avenue. Turner arrived...