Archive for September, 2017

  • September 2017 Calendar of Events September 2017 Calendar of Events

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Are you or someone you know a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s? Free educational classes are being offered for people with dementia, their families, and those who professionally serve them. Get support from ...

  • Ella’s Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    Will we have an early frost or an extended summer hot spell? September meals can include cool salads, refreshing sorbets, or homemade breads and hot and hearty comfort food! - Ella Raspberry Sorbet with Lime Basil (credit to Laura Fornari, executive sous chef at DePauw University) 2 ...

  • Old Friends Old Friends

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Happiness is being with an old friend after a long time and feeling nothing has changed!” I have a love-hate relationship with Facebook!  I hate that far too many users choose to air their dirty laundry in public, but I love the connection it gives me to family a...

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

    By Linda Clayton-Powell Social Security District Manager Davenport, Iowa GET TO KNOW YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY Social Security touches the lives of nearly every American. We’ve been with you from day one, when your parents applied for your Social Security number, and we are with you from your fir...

  • What Exactly Is A Senior Center and Why Do I Need It? What Exactly Is A Senior Center and Why Do I Need It?

    By Laura Kopp CASI President and CEO Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) As President and CEO of CASI, I am out and about in the community on a consistent basis. From fundraising to friend-raising, my job allows me the benefit of meeting new and interesting people all the time. Of course, a...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston Salvatore “Sal’ Marici, retired as a specialist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has been engaged in a poetry “fast track.” We are focused this month with his recent launch of eighty-three poems within the titled Fermentations. His writing and promotion activity show...

  • The End of a Tradition ­– Holiday Meal Program Discontinued The End of a Tradition ­– Holiday Meal Program Discontinued

    By Peggy Dykes Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging It’s an end to a tradition at Milestones Area Agency on Aging with the Holiday Meal Program discontinuing this year. Budget constraints have led to difficult decisions by the Milestones Board of Directors and program...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office OUR ONLINE ESTIMATES HELP YOU PLAN FOR RETIREMENT AND MORE Social Security encourages all Americans to take steps toward ensuring their financial security. Wherever you are in life — starting your first job, beginni...