Henderson resident Jean Bowles Jenkins, 99, was a pioneer in the real estate industry in Southern California and the Las Vegas Valley, from designing open-kitchen floor plans to convincing home builders to offer sales commissions to real estate agents.
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With prompting from her father, a TIMET employee, Sally Canada arrived at the company on a hot day in June 1963 to start a new job.
Richard, a spirited 90-year-old with a life-limiting disease, is graduating from hospice after a recent hip fracture. Who knew people could graduate from hospice without dying? There is much more to hospice care than just the last few days of a person’s life.
Doughnut day brunch planned
Las Vegas has been off to a slow start this year with our hot summer weather. Although we are thankful for the early relief, we know it will soon be scorching.
On April 30, members of the Las Vegas High School Alumni Association unveiled the Senior Squares Monument at Las Vegas Academy, 315 S. Seventh St., the former site of Las Vegas High School.
The Disabled American Veterans is one of the leading veterans service organizations in the state and the nation. Each year the Nevada DAV honors local employers that establish programs that reach out to veterans and seek to hire them for responsible jobs.
Wanting to use spare wood around his home, Bill Hornecker transformed unused and unneeded scraps into a hobby — building miniature houses.
Leo Little of Summerlin has been a bowler since the 1960s. On the morning of March 9, the 82-year-old bowled a perfect game of 300, becoming the oldest in the state to do so.
Sandra Ransel knew something was seriously wrong while walking to her son’s Little League baseball game. She and her husband were carrying a cooler when she tried to lift her leg over a chain barrier. She tripped and fell. At 41, Ransel was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
One of the best scenic drives in Southern Nevada starts only about a half-hour west of the Strip at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Comedian Ellen DeGeneres was once quoted as saying, “My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She’s 97 now, and we don’t know where the heck she is!”
The seniors of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada’s foster grandparent program are helping brighten the future of at-risk Clark County students using a tool students are comfortable with — the Internet.
Menopause the Musical passes its 3,000th performance in Las Vegas.
Many people look at 65 and see retirement. Some semi-retire at that point and then stop working completely when they reach 75. Dr. Sigfrid Muller falls into neither group.
When it comes to establishing courts that hear cases only from military veterans, there are some individuals who take umbrage and feel that veterans should be tried only in traditional courts.
seniors clay shooting event scheduled
The word in play is amazing. A-M-A-Z-I-N-G.
Summerlin woman recalls her time as Rosie the Riviter.
Although cutbacks in the nation’s military services will be an issue that will have to be considered by officers and enlisted personnel alike, recruiting new members will still be a part of the government’s responsibility. Whichever branch, whichever service, full-time or part-time, the beat goes on.
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.