Jim Henry, a retired Air Force security policeman, has had two heart attacks and is doing all he can to prevent a third. He’s changed his diet, and taken up new hobbies, including model railroading.
Henderson resident Douglas Cox has been a performer, an administrator and a motivational trainer — the man that President-elect Donald J. Trump used to motivate his employees to do their best. He now has a message for people 50-100: Remember that what you do is important every day of your life.
Jeffrey Klein, CEO of Nevada Senior Services, says Las Vegas already needs more than the two nonprofit adult day-care facilities where baby boomers drop off older loved ones or are dropped off themselves.
Sam Kaufman,now the CEO of the new Henderson Hospital, said he originally went public with his weight loss surgery to help others gain the courage to take care of their weight problems. He now says that going public helped him as well, by putting a positive pressure on himself to succeed.
Dr. Dale Carrison, a much honored Las Vegas physician, argues that specifying a certain age for competency testing is age discrimination.
Dr. Dale Carrison is 77 and still going strong. An admitted screw-up as a young man, he become a sheriff’s deputy and an FBI agent, then an auto parts salesman. A monster midlife crisis turned him into a doctor.
Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, medical director of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Disease, says the 2025 target date for coming up with drugs to prevent or treat Alzheimer’s is in jeopardy.
After Brandon Moran came down with an illness that forced him onto dialysis, his friend Jacob McCulloch decided to see if he could donate a kidney to Moran, which would allow him to live a normal life.
After Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger successfully landed a huge airliner on the Hudson River in New York, he explained that his experience, education and training made the difference. That landing saved a 155 lives.
Brian and Nicole Hammond are kindred spirits. They never saw themselves as either foster or adoptive parents, yet that’s what they became, adopting six children born to drug-addicted mothers.