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Nonprofit group makes dreams come true for Las Vegas Valley senior citizens

Dreams are investigated to ensure that they’re appropriate. One man wanted to sky dive. His doctor, however, nixed the idea for health reasons.

The organization began in 1997 and is 90 percent volunteer-driven. For more information, visit secondwind.org.

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…and our senior citizens are in the mix!

An analysis of how different generations are getting their news suggests that these trends are likely to continue. In 2010, for the first time, the internet has surpassed television as the main source of national and international news for people younger than 30. Since 2007, the number of 18 to 29 year olds citing the internet as their main source has nearly doubled, from 34% to 65%. Over this period, the number of young people citing television as their main news source has dropped from 68% to 52%.

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BABY BOOMER INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

The baby boomer seniors will have more financial and market information at their fingertips than any generation ever. The only problem is that they don’t have the time to process it.

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4th annual New Orleans Middle East Film Festival to start off with a — laugh?

It sounds like a pairing that was too perfect to resist: When the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center kicks off the 4th annual New Orleans Middle East Film Festival today, just one day after Thanksgiving, it will do so with a film from … Turkey. An image from the comedy ‘The Time That Remains,’ which will [...]

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Fairfax senior citizens, youth to show off their quilts Saturday

…youths learned about photography, multi-media design and Fairfax history.

They also received quilting classes from senior citizens, all members of quilting guilds in local churches.

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Do You Remember Bert Sommer?

“Bert Sommer was the lost bard of Woodstock,” Wall Street Journal pop and rock critic Jim Fusilli said. “For me, Sommer did a wonderful set on the first day … then he completely disappeared from the mythology of Woodstock.”

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Generational Connections

Saturday morning my grandma Krause called me at 8:30 a.m. (note: she is in Wisconsin so it was 7:30 a.m. there) to see if I watched the Milwaukee Brewers game last night because Randy Wolf pitched a complete-game shutout. I had to break it to her that I didn’t watch the game, but I did receive updates as it was happening.

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