Caesars Foundation Reunites Veteran for First Time with Fellow WWII Sailors

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Caesars Foundation Reunites Veteran for First Time with Fellow WWII Sailors

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Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 8:05am

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James Horton, 92-year-old World War II veteran, reunited last week in Denver with his shipmates after almost 70 years. Thanks to the generous financial donation by the Caesars Foundation, Second Wind Dreams, a nonprofit that makes dreams come true for seniors, was able to coordinate his trip to Colorado. Here from him as he shares his experience with WSMV Nashville. Click here to watch the story.

About Second Wind Dreams

Second Wind Dreams® is an international nonprofit organization changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams and educational programs that help caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges facing those with dementia.  Founded in 1997 by award-winning geriatric specialist P.K. Beville, M.S., the Atlanta-based organization is recognized as the first in the nation to focus on enhancing the quality of life for elders and changing society’s perception of seniors by making dreams come true.  Affiliated with more than 500 elder care communities across the country, Second Wind Dreams® has made thousands of dreams come true for seniors living in the United States, Canada, India, Israel and other countries around the world. Its innovative educational programs, known as the Virtual Dementia Tour®, is a scientifically proven method of training designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with dementia through the use of patented sensory tools and instruction. For more information about Second Wind Dreams® visit www.secondwind.orgwww.Facebook.com/SecondWindDreams or @SecondWindDream on Twitter.

 
ABOUT CAESARS FOUNDATION
Caesars Foundation is a private foundation funded by a percentage of operating income from Caesars Entertainment's resorts. The Foundation is the entity through which Caesars Entertainment funds programs and projects of $10,000 or more, as well as not-for-profit giving requirements imposed by certain operating jurisdictions. The Foundation's objective is to strengthen organizations and programs in the communities where our employees and their families live and work. For more information, please visit www.caesarsfoundation.com.   
 
Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Positive Change | Social Change | Social Impact & Volunteering | Veterans | caesars foundation

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