Countdown to a Kidney – Part 1

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) Just about everyone I know has a favorite time of year. It could be Thanksgiving, or Christmas, or a birthday. The one event I look forward to most each year is my fall foliage biking trip with my son, Max. We’ve been doing it for 22 […]

THROW BACK TO THE ’80S: ‘Rock of Ages’ slays the Thalian stage in September by J. Carver, LOL editor

Though local actor and director Anthony Lawson has never seen Chris D’Arienzo’s 2005 jukebox musical “Rock of Ages,” he’s sure about one thing in taking on Thalian Association’s debut of their 2016-17 season: “I love being surprised when I keep an open mind—as most directors should be,” Lawson says. He speaks of the 20-plus actors […]

THE NEW FIDUCIARY RULE: A real game-changer in the retirement fund market has arrived by Ron Copley, Ph.D, CFA,  LOL contributing writer

  In previous columns, I have discussed the importance of working with a financial adviser who adheres to the “fiduciary standard” as opposed to the “suitability standard” of conduct. The difference between the standards is enormous and exerts a significant influence on the amount of money collected in a retirement account down the road. In […]

MAKING MEMORIES LAST: Getting to know the 12-year-old behind new Alzheimer’s app, Timeless by Gary M. Kaye, LOL contributing writer, www.tech50plus.com

MAKING MEMORIES LAST: Getting to know the 12-year-old behind new Alzheimer’s app, Timeless by Gary M. Kaye, LOL contributing writer, www.tech50plus.com

In recent years I’ve come across a number of instances in which students have developed devices and apps to help seniors and the disabled. Among them is the engineering competition known as the Cornell Cup sponsored by Intel; I genuinely was impressed by the creation from 12-year-old Emma Yang. Yang was one of the recipients […]

DOLLARS AND SENSE OF DIVORCE: Planning with a CDFA equals savings in the long-run by Mary Salisbury, CDFA, wealth advisor, LOL contributing writer

Once a marriage has broken down and a decision is made by one or both parties to divorce, the impact can be devastating. It’s devastating not only to the individuals involved, but also to the children, family, friends and employers of the divorcing couple. Divorce has a traumatic emotional impact and a financial impact. Because […]

LIFE ON THE AIR:  Local disc jockey Stanley B. talks Jammin’ 99.9 and his radio career by Rene’ Leister, LOL co-publisher

LIFE ON THE AIR: Local disc jockey Stanley B. talks Jammin’ 99.9 and his radio career by Rene’ Leister, LOL co-publisher

  On Kerr Avenue, right off Market Street, there is a building that houses some of the best radio talent in this generation. Sunrise Broadcasting is home to five radio stations heard in the greater Wilmington and Jacksonville areas. One of the five stations in the Sunrise cluster is Jammin’ 99.9—the official local oldies station. […]

GreatCall Takes a Lively Approach to PERS

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) GreatCall, the company best known for its senior-friendly Jitterbug phones, has jumped into the crowded space of Personal Emergency Response devices, or PERS.  It’s the company’s coming out party for the Lively brand, the sensor maker it purchased a few months back. It’s called the Lively Alert, […]