Archive for December, 2015

  • Calendar of Events Calendar of Events

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Are you or someone you know a caregiver for someone with Alzhiemer’s? Get support from our 24/7 Helpline, www.alz.org/greateriowa 1-800-272-3900, or local address and phone: 2208 E. 52nd St., Ste. B, Davenport, ...

  • Ella’s Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

       Welcome to 2016. Below are reprints of some requested recipes. Enjoy them and have a blessed New Year! - Ella Sesame Cheese 1 14 oz. package corn muffin mix 1 egg 1 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese Heat oven to 400° (mod. hot). Blend 1 egg and ...

  • New Social Security  Claiming Rules New Social Security Claiming Rules

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor Congress eliminated two Social Security claiming strategies as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015. As a result retirement planning got a little more complicated for people who expected to use those strate...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones The Ghost of New Year’s Resolutions Past   For some goofy reason, New Years has been deemed a time for life changing resolutions. Other holidays drive the economy by way of greeting card, flowers and pumpkin sales.  Stories of Hallmark investing heavily in promoting holiday ...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY  Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Linda Clayton-Powell Social Security District Manager Davenport, Iowa TEST YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY KNOWLEDGE National Trivia Day reminds us that knowledge about Social Security empowers you and prepares you for retirement.  Remember, the more you know about Social Security, the more control...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston Here we are, bounding into year 2016! When we 50+ers were setting teeth (originals) in our mouth, the world was simple for us, but from the 40s into the 1950s, our fighters landed away from our shores. The 30s had been a human disaster with financial depression worldwide. The dus...

  • New Year Traditions New Year Traditions

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling "Dear Lord, So far this year I’ve done well!  I haven’t gossiped; I haven’t lost my temper; I haven’t been greedy, grumpy, selfish, or overindulgent.  I’m very thankful for that. But in a few minutes, Lord, I’m going to get out of bed, and from then on I...

  • Older Worker Enrollment Program Older Worker Enrollment Program

    By Peggy Dykes Community Relations Director Milestone’ Area Agency on Aging Finding the right fit for employment can be difficult for anyone, but it can seem particularly overwhelming for people who are a little older, and who are dealing with the complications of a disability. The Older W...