The last of the Baby Boomers turn 50 this year. By 2030 one out of every five people in the U.S. will be 65-plus. These are people not content to sit in a rocker on the front porch. They want to live independently for as long as possible, experience and learn new things, and have communities that help them stay active and engaged.
By Andrea Silenzi, Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall
Approximately 225,000 adults in the Kansas City area function at the lowest literacy level. On this Thursday's Central Standard, a look at how illiteracy is closely linked to poverty, unemployment and health issues, and an area class working to bridge that gap.
Then, in the second half of our show, a quick legal bootcamp for musicians. From copyrights to royalties, our guest Donald Simon has advice for all the legalese that can put a jam in your jamming.