Archive for Health & Wellness

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Field of Health Care Leads Job Growth Across All Industries Field of Health Care Leads Job Growth Across All Industries

    By Hilary Henke Student Services Coordinator Kaplan University School of Nursing Health care is experiencing unprecedented growth. Over 2.3 million new health care jobs are expected between 2014 and 2024—more than any other industry. That means 1 in 4 new jobs will be in nursing and health care...

  • Cooking Family Meals with Tea Cooking Family Meals with Tea

    By Madeleine Ranshaw, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (563) 391-0213 mranshaw@hy-vee.com There is something nostalgic about sitting on the front porch and sharing a glass of tea with neighbors or family that lends to slowing life down and making memories. But have you tried cooking with tea? ...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Julie Arndt GolderCare Solutions Some Thoughts on Change – We Have Moved! September means change.  Autumn is coming, and the cool weather is fast approaching. Kids are back in school.  The roads are full of yellow buses. Football is back on TV. We experience this every year, and I experi...

  • Adult  Falls in Iowa, An Epidemic Adult Falls in Iowa, An Epidemic

    By K. John Hartman MD, FACS Vice Chair, Iowa Chapter of The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Trauma Services Medical Director, Genesis Davenport General Surgeon, Davenport Surgical Group Every 20 minutes in the United States an older adult dies from a fall. Over two million older...