Archive for March, 2013

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston Late in February, there was an article in the New York Times about “found” poetry of Rudyard Kipling. I dove into volumes on and of poetry to discover Kipling’s “Early Verse,” published in 1900, containing the known writings in prose and verse. The article claims 500...

  • Walnuts for On-the-Go Wellness Walnuts for On-the-Go Wellness

    By Kristin Decker, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (563) 355-5540 kdecker@hy-vee.com If you are looking for a delicious, nutritious and convenient snack to survive business travel or vacation, walnuts are the perfect choice. The Nutrition Facts Walnuts have a unique fat profile wh...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Heather Sandy, MA, CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. What is the difference between an Audiologist and an ENT Physician? If you have hearing or balance problems, you may be referred to a specialist for further testing or treatment. Should you see an Audiologist or an ENT Physician? Somet...

  • The Red Folder The Red Folder

    By David W. Deuth, CFSP President, Weerts Funeral Home Do You Have A Red Folder? Perhaps you read my column last month and decided to move forward with establishing or updating your “Plan:” things like your Will, Living Will/Advance Directives, Power of Attorney, Health Care Power of Att...

  • Beyond the Finances of Estate Planning Beyond the Finances of Estate Planning

    By Curt Ford Nash Nash Bean & Ford April is “tax month” for most of us, and while taxes are on your mind, this can be a great time to consider the outcome of the estate tax on your family. While many people may initially look at estate planning due to tax issues, the reality is only one...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER - My Feedsack Wardrobe Spring! PUBLISHER’S CORNER – My Feedsack Wardrobe Spring!

    By Dee Deuth, CSA Weerts Funeral Home I took care of my ”Spring Fever” yesterday by walking through the mall looking at the new spring outfits. I’m always especially interested in little girl clothing, although I have no little girl to buy a cute outfit for anymore. (My “little grandda...

  • Establishing a Positive Relationship with your Home Health Care Worker Establishing a Positive Relationship with your Home Health Care Worker

    img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-1866" title="Adams,-Dan-color" src="http://www.50pluslife.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Adams-Dan-color.jpg" alt="Adams,-Dan-color" width="120" height="150" /> By Dan Adams Lighthouse Homecare Your decision to let a home care worker come into your home t...

  • The Empowerment of Travel The Empowerment of Travel

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” - Mark Twain ...