Archive for Personal Growth

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Prepare for an Empty Nest Prepare for an Empty Nest

    By Malisa Radar and Laura Sternweis Iowa State University Extension Eventually a family’s last child will move away from home, whether for college, the military or other employment, or perhaps just to live on his or her own. A positive perspective and some advance planning can help parents make...

  • Volunteers Play Important Roles Volunteers Play Important Roles

    By Karen McCoy Marketing Consultant Ridgecrest Village Have you ever thought about volunteering? The definition of a volunteer is: verb - To choose to act in recognition of a need, with an attitude of social responsibility and without concern for monetary profit, going beyond one’s basic obl...

  • Calendar of Events - August 2017 Calendar of Events – August 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 ...

  • The Value of a CASI Membership The Value of a CASI Membership

    By Samantha Meier Assistant Director of Marketing Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) CASI’s (Center for Active Seniors, Inc.) commitment to creating a world where seniors can age successfully was honored last year when CASI became only the SECOND nationally accredited Senior Center in the s...