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News and achievements of Las Vegas Valley residents, July 23-29, 2015

Temple Sinai of Las Vegas has announced that Heather Klein is the new cantorial soloist. Klein, a native of Las Vegas, is a classically trained singer who performs opera, Yiddish classical song, theater, folk music and other styles. For the past decade, she has performed across the U.S., Canada and Europe as a soloist and as part of various musical groups and opera companies.

Company offers seniors help in their own homes

When someone becomes unable to take care of general household activities, due to an illness or challenges related to aging, there aren't many options. Friends and family can help sometimes, but in Las Vegas, many people find themselves without that support structure. EOS Home Care is trying to fill the gap between home health care and household chores.

New Alzheimer's trial seeking participants

A new approach to Alzheimer‘s disease is taking place at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Since the first of the year, it‘€™s been recruiting participants for a new clinical trial, the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer‘s study, or A4. The study investigates whether treating older individuals with an investigational drug, dubbed solanezumab, can delay memory decline in those who may be at risk to develop Alzheimer‘s disease.

Sun City residents were prominent players in piece of history

Depending on which history book you read, World War II officially ended on three different dates 70 years ago. If you live in the United Kingdom, V-J Day (victory over Japan) is celebrated Aug. 14. Or was it Aug. 15, as it is noted (not celebrated) in Japan? In the U.S., however, V-J Day is celebrated Sept. 2, the day Japanese notables were brought aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay to sign the official document of surrender.