Jay Larsen, an attorney who specializes in estate planning, said the worst thing baby boomers can do is to let estate planning fall by the wayside. Much of what you wanted to leave to family can get eaten up in attorney fees.
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In recent weeks the federal government has run public service announcments urging baby boomers to be tested for hepatitis C. A number of veterans as well as doctors now believe that Vietnam veterans, all basically baby boomers, could have contracted hepatitis C through unsafe jet gun vaccinations.
Al Lunceford, 74, wants people to largely hold themselves accountable for their success or failure. Too often, he says, people lack the desire or dedication or discipline to succeed.
Jeanne Laubscher went from Bonanza High School in 1982 to the world famous “Les Folies Bergere,” which had a nearly half century run at the Tropicana. She also worked with magician Lance Burton for years.
As columnist Paul Harasim lay in his hospital bed recently, he realized how little he had really told his kids about his life.
The native of Switzerland laughs as she remembers how she left Europe at age 22 to travel the world. Though she had a degree in business management, she wasn’t sure what she’d do with it.
Dr. Pamela Wible wrote an article printed in the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners Newsletter that points out an airline emergency in the sky can mean bad choices that could cost you your life.
Former Army Sgt. Frank Schultz was hurt in an explosion in Afghanistan. Subsequent treatment left him in pain until he visited a Henderson surgeon.
After a Jared jewelry store clerk was mistakenly shot dead by a security guard during an armed robbery in Henderson, columnist Paul Harasim found that armed guards aren’t required to have much training.
Project 150 now helps needy and homeless school students with more than $1.3 million worth of food, clothing, school supplies and hygiene products. But the truck used to pick up and deliver donations has become a maintenance nightmare.
A week ago columnist Paul Harasim came to work at the Review-Journal and started seeing double. He wondered if he was having a stroke. His experience brought to mind a man he had recently interviewed, who shows how to exhibit grace under life’s pressures.
Lazaro Cesar, who grew up in one of the poorest sections in Las Vegas, used his academic prowess to go to a boarding school where a U.S. President and the founder of Facebook attended.
In the film “Hidden Figures,” which tells the story of three brilliant black female mathematicians who helped the U.S. win the space race, Dorothy Vaughan shows how to handle automation. Instead of surrendering to unemployment she learns new skills and goes into management.
Dr. Alfred Bonati, a 76-year-old orthopedic surgeon from Florida who has patented his minimally invasive surgical techniques used in back procedures, has opened a second facility in Las Vegas.
Americans should stockpile food, water, medicine and other essentials of everyday life, according to Heather Murren, who recently was a member of a presidential commission on cybersecurity. The wife of Jim Murren, the chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, Murren says the nation’s power grid is vulnerable to cyber attack.
Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, head of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, says patients and their loved ones, often asked about whether Prevagen can help with memory loss. He says the supplement, which has made tens of millions of dollars and is advertised night and day, has no effect on memory loss. He says the advertising is exploitive and takes advantage of desperate people.
Rumors of Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang’s retirement turn out to be untrue. He is beloved by his patients and their families for his caring treatment — which includes giving his personal contact information to them.
James Allman did every drug imaginable, and though he worked in construction, he needed more money than he made to pay for it. So he turned to robbery and burglary.
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.
Marty Byars stole cars to feed a meth habit. In prison he became part of a gang that wore hate-filled tattoos. Today, because a company, a nonprofit organization and a woman believed in him, he’s going straight.
The clients of embattled probate attorney Robert Graham may not get much help from a compensation fund designed to help clients who’ve been fleeced by their attorneys.
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.
Janet Frasier Blumen could have remained a successful corporate attorney. Instead, she founded a nonprofit devoted to helping people develop skills that would make their families self sufficient.
Two years ago, Kaysee Nitta was enveloped in a 20-foot-tall wall of fire that burned 90 percent of her body. For months, she had pain so intense she needed to sing through it to cope.
Heather Murren, a former Wall Street financier who started the Nevada Cancer Institute, thinks compulsory national service would help young people develop a sense of purpose and bring the country together.
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