December 5, 2011

Calendar of Events

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.
QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa): First Tuesday of each month, from noon to 1 pm, Trinity at Terrace Park, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. (Illinois): Third Wednesday of each month, noon to 1 pm 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.
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.
Life After Loss Support Group – Genesis Medical Center, Illini This group will meet on Thursdays from 10 – 11 am. Facilitated by a member of the Genesis Medical Center, Illini Spiritual Care Department. New members may join at any time. Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus – Larson Center Lower Level – Wallen Room. Larson Center Lower Level – Wallen Room, Silvis, IL
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. Jonathan Ice from the Iowa Dept. of the Blind will speak about rehabilitation. Bonnie Walling will play Christmas Music.
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group – A support group for people and family members with multiple sclerosis. The MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group meets the 2nd Monday of every month at Genesis Medical Center West Campus Sunderbruch Room from 2-3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Anne Dalton at (563) 322-8709
Prostate Cancer: Us, Too, Greater Quad City Cancer Support Group – Support Group for those dealing with Prostate Cancer or who had prostate cancer. Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, except December from 7 – 9pm. Location alternates between Trinity Medical Center, 7th St. Campus and the Genesis Adler Health Education Center, 1236 E. Rusholme, Davenport. Call Bill for location information prior to attending: Bill, (309)-799-3621.
Stroke Support Group – The Genesis Stroke Support Group brings together stroke survivors and their families in an atmosphere of caring and sharing to assist recovery. This support group meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 2-3 pm. Genesis Plaza – 2535 Maplecrest Road, Suite 14, Bettendorf, IA
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 – Dec. 17, 2011, 10 a.m. – noon at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477
Take Charge, Keep Informed and Stay Safe Seminars at CASI – Thursday, Dec 1, 9:00 – 9:45 “Holiday and Home Safety” – Hank Jacobsen,Davenport Police Dept; 10 – 10:45 a.m. TBA; 11:30 – 11:45 a.m. – “Vertical Transportation Safety “ by Kone: Thurs., December 15, 10:30 a.m. “Everything You Wanted to Know About Foreclosures and Were Afraid to Ask” by Penni Chase, United Neighbors – * Stay for Lunch * Make your reservation for lunch the day before by noon, 386-7477, ext. 248.
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 – At CASI will meet every Wednesday from 1 – 1:45 pm and Thursdays 9:45-10:45 am. Everyone can do it. It’s lower impact, easy to follow steps, Latin inspired dance fitness party. Come try Zumba Gold! Members $2, Non-members $4. For more info call (563) 386-7477.
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. New session starts on December 1. Cost: $18 for 6 weeks. Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule information.
Laughter Yoga at CASI – Thursday, Dec. 8 and 22, 9:30-10:15 am. Free classes taught by certified Senior Star staff.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. None in December!!! Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Learn about CommUniversity and what they have to offer. Eat at 11 am. 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.
Town Hall meeting at CASI with CASI CEO – Tom Bahls – Thursday Dec 8, 2011; 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Tom will discuss CASI now, the vision for the future and how we can get there together! All community members are invited. Light refreshments will be served.
Book Club at CASI Led by Mary Anne Maxwell,
December 2 – “Skipping Christmas” by John Grisham : Friday – January 6, 2012 – “State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett: Friday – February 3, 2012 “Pillars of the Earth” by Ken Follett (a two-part read) will be continued in March.
Cancer Survivors’ Trek to Mt. Everest – Speaker: Brian Triplett;
at CASI in Davenport Wed., December 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Free – Open to Public
Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday, starting at
1 pm., $2 donation includes popcorn and beverage. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Travelogue at CASI – Mon., Jan. 9, Treasures within the U.S with Melanie Hill, 1 – 2 p.m. Members: Free tickets at front desk. Non Members: $1.00
Circa 21 Special for CASI Members – Christmas Show and Lunch Matinee – Wed, Dec, 21.

Clinics 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. December 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, 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.
SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Clinic at CASI, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays Genesis Office, 9–11 a.m.
Medicare Part D: Review your options – Thursday, December 5 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Tom Taylor from Walgreens

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.
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.
Drawing & Clay Sculpting Instructor: Paul Aglueseva, Thursdays, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Cost: $5.00 + materials; Monday evening, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Cost: $6.00 + materials. CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, (563) 386-7477.

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:
Monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. $6 per person on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, American Legion – 702 W. 35th Street, Davenport, IA. Variety Music 8-11 a.m. by Freddie Steenbock Duo
Senior Light Tour Tues., Dec. 13. Load busses at 6:30 p.m. at CASI. Tour 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Sponsored by: Davenport Police Association, Plus 60, and Davenport Chapter of the Union of Professional Police.
Winter Concert at CASI – Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m. Golden Tones Chorus & CASI New Horizons Band. Light Refreshments
Donation – $2 adults. Children 16 & younger $1

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