Archive for Personal Growth

  • Calendar of Events - January 2018 Calendar of Events – January 2018

    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 ...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston Late last year I was working through what I generally do, poetry by certain poets. I exclaimed “recognition for most poets finally arrives.” If we readers and listeners understand words in lines and a pleasant speaking style, that’s a plus. A ‘lousy’ poem spoken in such ...

  • A Good News Diet A Good News Diet

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” -Scott Adams I consider myself to be a lifelong learner. I love to read and travel to expand my knowledge of other places, people and their cultures. I...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Julie Arndt GolderCare Solutions Aging Creeps Up On You We are all so very busy. We go to school. We get a job. We may purchase a house, start having a family and go about our business of “living.” During the course of living we deal with all the ups and downs and support our loved ones ...

  • Don’t be Afraid of Growing Older – Do it with Moxie! Don’t be Afraid of Growing Older – Do it with Moxie!

    By Karen McCoy Marketing Consultant Ridgecrest Village With another year having gone by and just celebrating another birthday, I had a thought. How do people age gracefully? I see it happening every day at Ridgecrest. Then I asked myself, what does that really mean – “age gracefully”? Is i...

  • Want to Live a Healthy Lifestyle in 2018? Want to Live a Healthy Lifestyle in 2018?

    Get a jump start on that healthy lifestyle by participating in a Fresh Conversations discussion group created for people age 60 and older. By Peggy Dykes Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging   Embracing a healthy way of living can lead to increased energy and imp...

  • New Year’s Resolution New Year’s Resolution

    By Matthew Christophersen, MD, FACS Davenport Surgical Group P.C. Hoping all the readers of 50+ lifestyles had wonderful holidays. The new year is upon us, and many I’m sure have thought about New Year’s resolutions. One of the most common New Year’s resolution is to lose weight.  While th...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham New Year, New Beginnings, New Ideas Well, here we are in a new year. Maybe it is time to reflect on some old ideas about the new way of communicating. Whenever a new idea or invention is introduced, there are many that will say it is evil and has no use in our society. Many of ...