October 5, 2011

Calendar of Events – October 2011

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association Please call Jerry Schroeder at (563) 324-1022 or 800-272-3900 for more information about programs.
Aphasic Support Group Genesis The Aphasic Support Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 2 to 3 p.m. at Genesis Plaza in Bettendorf. Please call Genesis On Call at (563) 421-2000 or 800-383-2575 for more information.
QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa): First Tuesday of each month, 7-9 pm downstairs Trinity at Terrace Park, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. (Illinois): Third Wednesday of each month, noon luncheon at Butterworth Center, 1105-8th Street, Moline For women dealing with breast cancer or survivors of breast cancer. You may attend either one or both. Cost: free. Information: call Pat Conway at (563) 355-7548 or Barb Lynch at (563) 332-9041
CASI Caregiver Support Group: Second Monday of each month 11 am- 1 pm, CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Hosted by Susan Kivisto, from Alternatives for Older Adults & Karen Coats, from Generations Agency on Aging. Cost: free.
Diabetes Support Group at Genesis: First Tuesday of each month, 11 am to Noon, Larson Center, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis, IL Recommended for people with diabetes who are interested in receiving help with diabetes self-management. Cost: free. Registration: (309) 792-4389
Grief Support Group – CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 9:30-11 am. Hosted by Vicky Ertel. Donation accepted.
Low Vision Support Group at CASI: the first Thursday of every month 10 am to noon. Hosted by Ben Lorenzen at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386-7477 Ext. 231 for details or to register. Anyone with vision problems is welcome to attend. October’s program: Michelle Manternach from Genesis Sleep Clinic will speak about ways to improve sleep.
The VIP (Visually Impaired People) Support Group is facilitated by Al Ayew-ew of the Center for Independent Living, meets the first Tues. of every month at 2 pm at Lighthouse at Silvis-1900 10th St., Silvis, IL. (Call Heather at (309) 792-2800 for details or to register)
Parkinson’s Support Group – Oct. 15, 2011, 10 a.m. – noon at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477
Stroke Support Group Genesis The Stroke Support Group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Genesis Plaza in Bettendorf. Please call Genesis On Call at (563) 421-2000 or 800-383-2575 for more information www.genesishealth.com/
Celebrate National Aging in Place Week at CASI October 10-14, at CASI. A variety of specialists will help you discover ways to stay in your home as long as you can. Sponsored by Dr. Jill Bjerke, President/Owner of Cut the Clutter Company. Call CASI at 386-7477 for more details.
Blood Pressure Checks at CASI Available in Genesis office: Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30-3:30 pm.; Wednesday 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Dr. Lynn Boelger will do blood pressure checks on Mondays from 11 am-12:30 pm. in the Fitness Center.

Dancing and Dance Classes

Line Dancing at CASI – every Tuesday morning 9 to 11 am. Cost: $2.

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise

Aquatic exercise at Three Rivers YMCA 2040 53rd Street, Moline. IL call (309) 797-3945 – MS exercise Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30–11:15 a.m. – Slow and easy water exercise Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. – noon; 5:15pm – 6 p.m. or Tuesday and Thursday 11:15 a.m. to noon
Gentle Exercise at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Jan Dorgan, Mon., Wed. and Fri. 9 – 10 a.m. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Chair Yoga at CASI – Mondays 1:30 – 2:20 pm Certified Instructor: Janet Darmour. Cost: $30 for 6 weeks.
Zumba Gold Class – will meet every Wednesday from 1 – 1:45 pm Everyone can do it. It’s lower impact, easy to follow steps, Latin inspired dance fitness party. Come try Zumba Gold! New class added! Thursdays, 9:45 – 10:45. Sign up at the front desk for class. CASI members pay $2 fee at each class. $4 fee for non-members. For more info call (563) 386-7477.
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. Cost: $18. Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule information. New class starts on June 15

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Wed., Oct. 19 with Chris Williams, WQAD News Reporter. Make your reservation now! 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.. Members free, non-members $2 to cover cost of pizza. Reservations needed – limited to 75 people. Sponsored by GolderCare Solutions.
Book Club at CASI Led by Mary Anne Maxwell,
September 2 “Night” by Ellie Wiesel, October 7 “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert, November 4 – “Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford. 10 a.m. – Noon, Cost: $2
Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday of the month, starting at
1 pm. $2 donation includes popcorn and beverage. October 11th movie: Jane Eyre. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.

iClinics and Classes

Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. Genesis Foot Clinic provided by Genesis VNA.Call (563) 320-3978 to schedule your appointment ath the Genesis office at CASI. Cost $20. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Oct. Dates and Times: 6, 10, 17, 20, 28 – 8 -11:30 a.m.
3, 6, 17, 25 – 1 – 4 p.m.
Nov. Dates and Times: 3, 14, 21, 25 – 8 -11:30 a.m.
2, 3,14,21. – 1 – 4 p.m.
Dec. Dates and Times: 1,12,15,19,23 – 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
1,5,19,27 – 1 – 4 p.m.
Trinity Foot Clinic Stop at the CASI Reception desk or call CASI (563) 386-7477, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. – Noon, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. – Noon.
Appointment must be made. Cash or Check payments only. Please bring two towels and one wash cloth to your appointments.
Scott County Public Flu Clinics at CASI Genesis VNA
Thursday, October 6, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday, October 27, 8 a.m. – Noon
Medicare recipients must bring their Medicare card/Medicare HMO card to the clinic. For those without Medicare, the flu vaccine cost s $35 with a $5 discount at the door if you pay cash or check at that time. No Credit Cards accepted. Pneumonia vaccine is $40.
Trinity Flu Clinics at CASI
Monday, October 3. 9 a.m. – noon
Thursday, October 13, 8 – 11 a.m.
Wednesday, October 19, 1 – 4 p.m.
Monday, October 24, 9 a.m. – noon
Medicare recipients must bring their Medicare card to the clinic. No Cost. For those without original Medicare Part B the flu vaccine cost is $35. Checks and Credit cards accepted Pneumonia vaccine is $60.
SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Clinic at CASI, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays Genesis Office, 9–11 a.m.
Medicare Part D, Oct 3, 2011, Steve Martin, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Medicare Part D, Oct. 13, 2011, Dick Schillig, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Medicare Part D, SHIIP, Oct., 19th, 9 a.m. – Noon, (563) 332-6461. Sign Up for Assistance.
Introduction to Genealogy at CASI – Richard Withenbury, Thursdays: Oct. 13, 20, 27, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. $15.00. Preregister.
Bring a note pad, pen, pencils, & a 3 ringed binder to each class.

Sports, Cards and Games

Shuffleboard at CASI: Monday 2:15–3:45 pm $2 for Member. Mary Anne Maxwell
Billiards at CASI Cost $1 per person Member. Call (563) 386-7477 for info and availability
Wii at CASI Play Wii sports. The Wii is free!! Up to 4 players available whenever room is open.
Ping Pong at CASI! Free. 2 or 4 players available whenever room is open.
Cards at CASI – Pinochle – Monday, Tuesday,, Wednesday & Friday, – 1–3:45 pm; Bridge – Monday and Friday 12:30–3:45 pm; Euchre – Thursday and Friday 1 – 3:45 pm; Canasta – Tuesday 1 – 3 pm; Cribbage – Wednesday 1 – 3 pm. All games are $2 Member at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Bingo at CASI Fridays at 12:30 pm. Sandwiches and snacks available at Eleanor’s Café. Until 1 pm.

Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing

Beginning Ceramics at CASI Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Verdene Franklin. Member cost: $5 per class.
All Day Ceramics 9:30 a.m. – Noon- Lunch – 1 – 3 p.m. with Dar Hanssen Cost: $5 per class in the morning, $8 all day Class size is limited. Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Crochet and Knitting at CASI – Tuesdays 12:30 – 2:20 pm. Make hats, scarves and mittens to be donated. We will teach beginners to crochet.
Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road Every Tue 8-11 pm. No charge.
CASI Art Classes – Call (563) 386 7477 Art Class with Betty Felder Beginning Donna Dewberry One-Stroke Painting Mondays, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. This is a six week continuity class consisting of learning to load brushes and strokes for roses, daisies, lilacs, hydrangeas, pansies, and wild flowers along with assorted leaves.
Member cost: $4 per class. Class size is limited. All supplies furnished. Homework is required.

Other Events

Live Music for Brunch at Brady Street Chop House – Every Sunday 10 am – 1 pm– at the Brady Street Chop House at RADISSON QUAD CITY PLAZA Phone: (563) 322-2200 Website: http://www.radisson.com/davenport-hotel-ia-52801/iadaven
Monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast $6 per person on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at American Legion – 702 W. 35th Street – Davenport, IA. Variety Music 8-11:00 a.m. by Freddie Steenbock Duo.

Community Events

Go Red for Women Luncheon – Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at the River Center, Davenport. A fund raiser/informational luncheon in connection with the American Heart Association. For more information, Kate at (563) 323-4321***

*** October 1, 2011 – 2nd Annual Hilltop Campus Village Fall Fest – at Hilltop Park, 15th and Harrison; 5 – 10, Free event, Live Music Great food vendors
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