January 30, 2014

February Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Learn about signs and symptoms, stages, diagnosis, treatment and care of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Get support from our 24/7 Helpline, www.alz.org 1-800-272-3900, or local address and phone: 2208 E. 52nd St., Ste. B, Davenport, IA 52807 (563) 324-1022.
The Alzheimer’s Association is offering free educational programs on recognizing the warning signs and understanding the basics of Alzheimer’s: Wednesday, February 5th, 9:30 – 11:30 am, Mercy Hospital South, 638 Bluff Blvd., Clinton, IA; Class is free and open to anyone interested. Class will begin with an overview of ten warning signs that distinguish Alzheimer’s and related diseases from normal aging. Memory challenges are normal as people age, but persistent memory problems and other signs may indicate the presence of an illness that must be diagnosed. The second hour will cover the basics of Alzheimer’s, what it is, how it is diagnosed and treated, and the possible ways to delay or prevent the onset. The teacher is Jerry Schroeder, MSSW, Program Specialist with the Alzheimer’s Association. Mr. Schroeder has more than 25 years’ experience in the field of senior services, has been with the Alzheimer’s Association for nine years, and is a frequent lecturer and presenter on this topic. Pre-registration is required no later than two business days prior. For more information or to register call 800-272-3900.
QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa and Illinois): First Tues of each month from 7-9 p.m., Trinity Bettendorf, 4500 Utica Ridge Road. Third Wed of each month from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Bring your lunch, Butterworth Center, 1105-8th Street, Moline. Support and education for breast cancer survivors. You may attend either or both. Cost: free. Info: Jean Dean, (563) 359-0968, Barb Lynch, (563) 332-9041 or Pat Conway (563) 355-7548.
Aphasia Support Group 2720 West Locust Street, Davenport, IA. Feb. 11, (Second Tuesday). No Fee. No registration. For more information call Rebecca Rall, Speech Therapist at (563) 421-3495. February Meeting is a Valentine’s Party and playing trivia.
Genesis Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Support Group – 2535 Maplecrest Road Suite 14, Bettendorf, Iowa. Meetings are the first and third Monday of the month at 1 p.m. Handicapped Accessible, no fee, no reservation required. For more info call Alicia Owens at (563) 421-3491.
CASI Caregiver Support Group: (Iowa and Illinois) Second Mon. of each month 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Hosted by Susan Kivisto, from Alternatives for Older Adults & Karen Coats, from Milestones Area Agency on Aging. Cost: free.
Diabetes Support Group at Genesis: First Tues. of each month, 11 am to Noon, Larson Center, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis, IL For people with diabetes who are interested in receiving help with diabetes self-management. Cost: free. Registration: (309) 792-4389.
Grief Support Group – CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 9:30-11 am. Hosted by Vicky Ertel. Donation accepted.
Life After Loss Support Group – Genesis – Meetings at the Illini Campus, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 2–3:30 p.m. at the Little Brick House, 1213 Hospital Drive, Silvis, IL An ongoing group, new members welcome at any time. Meetings at the West Campus the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month noon-1:30 p.m. at Genesis West, 1401 W. Central Park, Davenport, IA. An ongoing group, new members welcome at any time. Call (563) 421-7970 for info about any of the groups.
Low Vision Support Group at CASI: first Thursday of every month 10 am to noon,1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386-7477 Ext. 231 for details or to register. Anyone with vision problems is welcome to attend.
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group – A support group for people and family members with multiple sclerosis. Meets the 2nd Mon. of every month at Genesis Medical Center West Campus Sunderbruch Room, 2-3:30 p.m. For more info, contact Anne Dalton at (563) 322-8709
Prostate Cancer: Us, Too, Greater Quad City Cancer Support Group – Support Group for those dealing with Prostate Cancer or who had prostate cancer. Group meets the 3rd Thurs. of each month, except December from 7-9 pm. Location alternates between Trinity Medical Center, 7th St. Campus and the Genesis Adler Health Education Center, 1236 E. Rusholme, Davenport. Call Bill for location information prior to attending: Bill, (309)-799-3621.
Genesis Stroke Support Group- 2535 Maplecrest Road Suite 14, Bettendorf, Iowa. Wed., Feb 19. Meetings are the third Wed of the month at 2:00 Handicapped accessible. No Fee. No reservation required. Friends and family are welcome. For more information call Alicia Owens, Social Worker at (563) 421-3491.
Suicide Support Group 2209 3rd Avenue, Rock Island. Christian Care provides a confidential support group to serve and include those who have contemplated or attempted suicide or those coping with the loss of friend or family member due to suicide. First and third Wednesdays of the month, 4 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Call (309) 786 5734 for more information or go to www.christiancareqc.org.
The VIP (Visually Impaired People) Support Group meets the first Tues. of every month at 2 pm at Lighthouse at Silvis-1900 10th St., Silvis, IL. (Call Heather at (309) 792-2800 for details or to register)
Parkinson’s Support Group – Third Sat. each month, 10 a.m -noon, Jane’s Place at CASI (the south entrance), 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477.
Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT – also known as Triad) meets monthly at 9:30-11 a.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Joe Hutter, along with representatives from Scott County, Davenport and Bettendorf law enforcement agencies, and other senior advocates meet to discuss; scams in the area, how to be a savvy senior, identity theft and other issues. For more info contact Kathy Horrell (563) 386-7477

Dancing and Dance Classes

Valentine’s Dance at CASI – Friday, February 14, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Come dance the night away with Tony Hamilton Orchestra. $10 at the door. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd., Davenport, IA 52806 (563) 386- 7477.
Swing Dance Class offered at CASI – Starting January 8, 2014 – Wed 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Members $6 per lesson or 5 lessons for $25, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.
Line Dancing I at CASI –Tues. mornings 9-11 a.m. Cost: $2. for CASI member $4 for non-member. Free Line Dance lessons 8:30-9 a.m. There will be no line dancing on Tuesday, September 24.
Line Dancing II at CASI – every Thurs. afternoon from 2:30 – 4 p.m. Cost: Members $2 non-members $4.
Zumba Gold Class – At CASI Mondays from 10:30–11:15 a.m.; Wednesdays 1-1:45 p.m.; Thursdays 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. It’s lower impact, easy to follow steps, Latin inspired dance fitness party. Come try Zumba Gold! Members $2 Non-members $4. For more info call (563) 386-7477.
Zumba Gold Beginners and Chair at CASI. Thursday, 9-9:30 a.m. cost, members $2, non-members $4 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, Iowa (563) 386-7477.
Zumba Fitness Classes at CASI – Mon., Wed. 5:30 – 6:15 p.m., Fri. 8-8:45 a.m.. Members $2: Non-members $4. For more info call (563) 386-7477.

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise, and Relaxation

Aquatic exercise at Two Rivers YMCA 2040 53rd Street, Moline. IL call (309) 797-3945 – MS exercise Tues. and Thurs. at 10:30–11:15 a.m. –
Slow and easy water exercise Mon., Wed. & Fri. 8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. – noon; 5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m. or Tues. and Thurs. 11:15 a.m. to noon
Gentle Exercise at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. & Fri. 9–10 a.m. Cost: $2 for members, $4.00 non-members. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:25 – 11:25 a.m. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. Cost: $24 for 6 weeks. Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule info.
Chair Yoga at CASI – Mondays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Certified Instructor. Cost: $30 for 6 weeks. Can start class at anytime. (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Energizing Yoga at CASI–Wed. 2–3 p.m. $7 members $10 non-members. (563) 386-7477 for more information
Personal reflexology session at CASI with Janet Latchaw Call (563) 349 – 5832 for reflexology reservation for Wednesdays. Appointments between 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. cost $20.
Chair Massage with Mary – At CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Rd., Davenport, Iowa. Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 noon. 20 minute session cost $15 members, $20 non-members. Call (563) 484-4024 to schedule your appointment.

Meditation Class – Tuesday evenings at the QC Botanical Center, 2525 4th Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201, 6:45-8 p.m., Cost $10 / $5 Students, Seniors, Unemployed. Meditation is a beautiful and practical way of finding inner peace, reducing stress and finding solutions to the problems of daily life. Each class includes an explanation of the benefits of meditation and how to meditate followed by a 10-minute guided breathing meditation. We sit in chairs. Everyone is welcome, no experience is required. Presented by Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center. For more information: www.MeditateInIowa.org (563) 322-1600

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

Putnam Museum World Travel Series – February 18, 2014: Eastern Canada RV Adventure – John Holod; March 4, 2014: Lure of Alaska – Dale Johnson; April 8, 2014: Mexico: The Bad, the Great and the Ugly – Bill Behrenbruch Call (563) 324-1933 for information for other movies and the museum exhibits. Putnam is located at 1717 W. 12th Street, Davenport, IA
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA., 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 19. Enjoy a free pizza lunch while listening to Sheri Lemke talk about the book “Bag of Penny Candy.” Sponsored by: Palmer Hills Retirement Community. Members Free! But reservations must be made. Call CASI (563) 386-7477
Book Club at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd., Davenport. Led by MaryAnn Maxwell,10 a.m.–noon on the first Friday of the month. Member cost: $2. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Movie Matinee at CASI Second Tues. of the month at 1:30 p.m. (*change of time for February only). Sponsored by Senior Star at Elmore Place. February 11, ‘The Butler” starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey. Members $2 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386 7477 for more information.
Quad City Music Guild at Prospect Park in Moline announces its new season: Spring 2014, ‘Willy Wonka’; June 2014, ‘Les Miserables’; July 2014, ; ‘Legally Blonde’; August 2014, ‘Oklahoma’; December 2014, ‘A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol’. Call (309) 762-6610 for reservations and more information.
Ballet Quad Cities Presents “Carmen” Feb 14 & 15 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, Moline, IL ; and “ The Ugly Duckling” and other dances on Friday, February 21 at 7:30 PM, Davenport North High School’s Holzworth Auditorium. Contact Ballet Quad Cities at (309) 786 3779.
Playcrafters Barn Theater – Introduces its new season of shows. The Secret Garden ~ March 14-16 & 21-23; Dinner with Friends ~ May 9-11 & 16-18; Second Samuel ~ July 11-13 & 18-20; Marrying Terry ~ September 12-14 & 19-21; Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus ~ Nov 14-16 & 21-23 – Don’t miss a show next year with Season Tickets! See all 6 plays for a discounted price of $50! 4950 35th Ave, Moline, IL Call (309) 762-0330.
Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse announces two upcoming, exciting shows. BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story, Rating: PG. Celebrating the show’s 25th Anniversary! 1/17/2014 – 3/8/2014, and Miss Abigale’s Guide To Dating, Mating, and Marriage, Rating: PG-13 Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 3/12/2014 – 3/22/2014. 1828 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201 (309) 786-7733
Barn Theatre, Richmond Hill Park ~ Geneseo, IL announces its 2014 line-up: “The Last Romance” April 24-27 & May 1-4, 2014; “The Melville Boys” June 5-8 & 12-15, 2014; “The Odd Couple” July 10-13 & 17-20, 2014; “Leading Ladies” August 14-17 & 21-24, 2014; “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily” October 2-5 & 9-12, 2014; “Cheaper by the Dozen” November 6-9 & 13-16, 2014 – Times: Thu-Fri-Sat -7:30 p.m., Sunday – 3 p.m. Richmond Hill Park is at 600 Hk Robinson Drive, Geneseo, IL 61254 (309) 944-2244

Clinics and Classes

Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. Genesis Foot Clinic provided by Genesis VNA. Check at CASI (563) 386-7477 for schedule. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA
Unity Point at Trinity Foot Clinic at CASI first & fourth Wed. of the month from 1 to 4 p.m. Stop at the CASI Reception desk or call (563) 386-7477. Appointment required. Cost $25.00. Cash or checks only. Please bring two towels and one wash cloth to your appointments. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA
Blood Pressure Checks at CASI available in the CASI Medical Room. Call CASI @ (563) 386 7477 or stop by the front desk for schedules. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA
Blood Pressure Screening & Medication Review – done at CASI by Walgreen personnel 2nd & 3rd Thursdays of the month. 9 a.m.-Noon. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA
Mac Computer Clinic at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Monday, Feb. 10 & 24, 9-10 a.m. Jim Holifield from Mac Computer Club will teach you how to use your Mac & Microsoft products and answer any questions! Limited space, sign up at the front desk! Bring your Mac product with you when you come. No cost to members, $2 non-members (563) 386-7477.

Sports, Cards and Games

Shuffleboard at CASI: Mon. 2:15–3:45 pm, $2 for Member. Mary Anne Maxwell
Billiards and Wii at CASI: In the CASI Game Room Two billiards tables and one big screen TV Cost $1 for Member. Call 386-7477 for info & availability.
Cards & Games at CASI – Pinochle – Wed., 1-3:45 p.m.; Bridge – Mon. and Fri. 12:30–3:45 p.m.; Euchre Thurs. and Fri. 1-3:45 p.m.; Canasta Tues. 1-3 pm; Cribbage Wed. 1-3 pm; Bunco Wed 2 p.m. All games are $2 Member at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Bingo at CASI Fridays at 12:30 pm. Sandwiches and snacks available at Eleanor’s Café. Until 1 p.m.

Arts, Performing Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing

Senior Theater at CASI Fri at 1:30 p.m. A fun social class of make-believe and creativity. Members $3 non-members $4
CASI’s New Horizons Band Practice Thursdays, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Cost $2 – Call (563) 386 7477 to find out more.
CASI’s Golden Tones Chorus Practice Fridays, 9– 10 a.m. Cost: $2 – Call (563) 386 7477 for more information
Ceramics I at CASI Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Mary Ellen Dregger. Member cost: $5 per class.
Ceramics II at CASI 9:30 a.m. – Noon- and 1 – 3 p.m. with Dar Hanssen Cost: $5 per class in the morning, $8 all day Class size is limited. Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more info.
CASI Art Classes:- (563) 386 7477
Art Class with Paul Aglueseva Drawing, Clay Sculpting & Acrylics Monday, 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. and/or Monday evening, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Member Cost: $5 + materials Non-member Cost: $6 + materials. Just drop in.
Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI – Mondays, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. No cost, No Sewing experience necessary. CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.
Crocheting and Knitting at CASI – Tuesday 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. led by Donna Curtis, no cost – Make hats, scarves & mittens for children and the homeless.

Other Events
AARP Tax Services available at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA Now through April 14. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays – Free – Appointments made through the United Way (563) 355-9900.
Valentine’s Dinner at CASI –Tuesday, February 11, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tickets go on sale January 6, 2014. Contact CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA, (563) 386-7477
The Davenport Breakfast Lions Club invites any man or woman seeking an active organization and to participate in many activities, to visit us at the HICKORY GARDENS RESTAURANT at 6:30 a.m. on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month. The Lions are one of the world’s largest service organizations.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) held at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport – Wednesdays Weigh-in 11 – Noon Meeting noon – 1 p.m. Cost: $1.
(563) 386 7477
Red Hat Luncheon First Tuesday of the month 12 p.m. Group departs CASI at 11:30 a.m. Call Joy Andrews at CASI (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Bucktown Revue – a local variety show – The Bucktown Revue at the Nighswander Junior Theatre 7 p.m. the third Friday, of the month 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport, Iowa. Admission: $12 at the door.
Monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast $7 per person, 1st Sunday of the month, 7-11 a.m. at American Legion,702 W. 35th Street, Davenport, IA. Variety Music 8-11 a.m.
Live Music for Brunch at Brady Street Chop House – Every Sunday, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Brady Street Chop House at RADISSON QUAD CITY PLAZA Phone: (563) 322-2200 Website: http://www.radisson.com/davenport-hotel-ia-52801/iadaven

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