Archive for Health & Wellness

  • Calendar of Events - November 2017 Calendar of Events – November 2017

    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 ...

  • Notes from Triad Notes from Triad

    Fraud Against Seniors The FBI’s Common Fraud Schemes webpage provides tips on how you can protect yourself and your family from fraud. Senior citizens especially should be aware of fraud schemes for the following reasons: Senior citizens are most likely to have a “nest egg,” to own the...

  • November is National Caregiver Month November is National Caregiver Month

    By Peggy Dykes Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging November is National Family Caregiver Month, and Milestones Area Agency on Aging would like to recognize and thank the individuals and families who are providing care for their relatives and friends. Former First Lady ...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Gail Glockhoff-Long GolderCare Solutions Approaching Thanksgiving with an Attitude of Gratitude This month we celebrate Thanksgiving, soon to be followed by all of the festivities and holidays through New Years. As a care giver or care manager for a loved one, trying to keep up old family holi...

  • Flavors of Fall Flavors of Fall

    By Nancy Dew, MS, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (563) 264-2420 ndew@hy-vee.com Fall brings an abundance of flavorful, seasonal foods that are packed full of nutrition! Now is the time to take advantage of these flavorful fall foods and the nutrition they provide.    Cranberries Octobe...

  • Experience Hearing Technology November 14 in Bettendorf Experience Hearing Technology November 14 in Bettendorf

    By Dr. Molly Parker Audiologist and Owner Parker Audiolology, P.C. 2017 has been marked with so many new technologies in the hearing world! Simply stated, hearing technology works more intelligently than ever. Check out our Fall Hearing Event on Tuesday November 14 at 10:30 a.m. at the Bettendorf...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Heather Sandy, MA, CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. Q: Do I really need to have my hearing tested every year or two? A: One of the most common conditions affecting older adults is age-related hearing loss. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports approximately one in three people in th...

  • “It Takes a Village...” “It Takes a Village…”

    By Carole Ferch, RDH I-Smile Silver Coordinator Scott County Health Department I am excited to announce that I-Smile™ Silver is now providing dental hygiene services within long term care facilities in Scott County, Iowa! In July 2017, I-Smile Silver began helping the residents and staff at Man...