April 4, 2012

April Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – A new support group is being planned. At the initial meeting the goal was to give everyone a chance to meet one another and to lay the foundation for the group going forward. The long range goal is to give participants a warm, welcoming, supporting place to share their experiences and stories with others who understand their journey. 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 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. Linda Powers from Courtside Hair Styling at CASI will talk about hair and scalp care at 10 a.m. Beth Meyers from Genesis Foot Clinic will talk about foot care and pedicures at 10:30 a.m.
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 – Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. – noon at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477
Blood Pressure Checks at CASI Available in Genesis office: Call CASI @ (563) 386 7477 or stop by the front desk for schedules.
Dancing and Dance Classes
Line Dancing at CASI – every Tuesday morning 9 to 11 am. Cost: $2.
Advanced Line dancing at CASI – every Thursday afternoon from 2:30 – 4 p.m. Cost: Members $2 non-members $4.
Zumba Gold Class – At CASI will meet every Wednesday from
1 – 1:45 p.m. And Thursdays 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. 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 386-7477
Zumba Basics – at CASI Mondays 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Members $2 Non-members $4. For more info call 386-7477

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise
Aquatic exercise at Two 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. NEW CLASSES added: Tuesday and Thursday 9–10 a.m.
Free Yoga Class & Seminar for Chair Yoga at CASI: Stefanie Reitz, orangeYOGA Owner, Yoga Teacher Thursday, April 19, 2012
10:30-11:30 a.m. Chair Yoga: Thursdays, Starts May 10, 2012; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Members: $5.00 per session. Non Members: $6.00 per session
Free Yoga Class & Seminar for Basic Yoga at CASI: Stefanie Reitz, orangeYOGA Owner, Yoga Teacher Monday, April 30, 2012, 2 -3 p.m.
Basic Yoga: Monday, Starts May 14th; 2:00 -3:00 p.m.
Members: $5.00 per session Non Members: $6.00 per session
Basic Yoga: Wednesday, Starts May 9th; 6:30 -7:30 p.m.
Members: $5.00 per session Non Members: $6.00 per session
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. New session starts on Apr. 4 and May 9, 2012. Cost: $18 for 6 weeks. Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule information.
Tai Chi for Arthritis at CASI – Instructor: Erica Heinrichs, Certified Senior Trainer – Mondays New Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Member Cost: $32 for 8 week class. Classes can be made up if you miss.
Chair Yoga at CASI – Mondays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Certified Instructor: Janet Darmour Cost: $30 for 6 weeks. Can start class at anytime.
Laughter Yoga at CASI – Thursday, 9:30-10:15 am. Free classes taught by certified Senior Star staff.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

Ballet Quad Cities presents Two upcoming performances: What: The Sleeping Beauty Who: Ballet Quad Cities Where: The Adler Theater . When: May 19, 2012 – 1 pm and 7 pm, and in June – Ballet Under the Stars at Lincoln Park Classic Theater, Rock Island, IL ; June 8 – 10 at 8:00 pm For more information call (309) 786 3779
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. April 18, Kris Leinicke, Arsenal Island Librarian, will speak and show DVD about the history of the island and the museum. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Eat at 11 a.m. Members free, non-members $2 to cover cost of pizza. Reservations needed – limited to 75 people. Sponsored by GolderCare Solutions. Make your
reservation now!
Book Club at CASI Led by Jane Cronkelton,10 a.m. – noon on Fridays, Friday, April 6, “People of the Book” by Geraldine Brooks, May 4, – “Pearl of China” by Achee Min, June 1, – “Saturday” by Ian McEwan
Movie Matinee at CASI Tuesday, April 10, starting at
1 pm., War Horse. $2 donation includes popcorn and beverage. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Travelogue at CASI – Egypt with Marcie Siegel Monday, April 9,
1 – 2 p.m., Members: Free tickets at front desk. Non Members: $1.00.

Clinics and Classes
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging presents: Assistive Devices/Assistive Technology – Rock Island – Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging will be sponsoring the Living and Learning series, a series of free educational sessions covering various topics. The sessions are designed for senior citizens, caregivers, and any others who are interested. The first session will be held: Friday, April 13, 2012 – Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging, 729 – 34 th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois 61201, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging, (309) 793-6800, for registration and more info.
University of Illinois Master Gardeners Spring Series of Home Horticulture Set As homeowners begin to prepare plans for their spring and summer gardens, University of Illinois Extension has a great series of workshops to provide knowledge and inspiration. Sponsored by the Rock Island County Master Gardeners.
April 2 – Don’t Blame The Plant! Martha Smith, University of Illinois Horticulture Educator. How many times do we blame a plant for doing poorly? Have you ever considered what that plant has to endure to survive? This program will help you look at things from the plant’ perspective. Weather, poor planting, impossible growing site… and what silly things people do to plants will all be considered and discussed.
April 9 – Common Tree Mistakes & Tree Q& A. Certified arborist Brian Jay with Davey Tree Expert Company has seen a lot in his 37 years in the tree business. He’ll advise you what to do and what not to do to keep your trees in tiptop shape and answer any tree-related questions you may have.
April 16 – Grow it! Cook it! Bake it! Learn how to take the bounty from your garden and turn it into lovingly home-cooked meals. Cathy Lafrenz, of Miss Effie’s fame, shares some of her favorite homegrown recipes including spinach bisque soup, herb bread and a dessert using a home canned product.
April 23 – What’s New In The Greenhouse? Gwen Coobs of Allen’s Grove Greenhouse will share the latest and greatest information on new plants varieties available for 2012. She’ll bring a few of her favorites from years past as well and talk about how to best utilize each plant in your container, garden or yard. Plants will be available for sale.
Computer Classes at CASI. All Classes 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Mon. – Thurs April 2 – 26 but not April 3; May 7 – June 1, June 4 – 28. Member Cost: $60 for all 8 sessions Non Member Cost: $95 for all 8 sessions Call (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Down Load Digital Photos Class at CASI Instructor: Lisa Weston Friday, April 20, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Bring camera and link cable. Must know basic computer skills. Members $8.00 Non-Members $10.00. Make paid reservations at CASI front desk Class size limited.
Free Basic Cell Phone Clinic I at CASI Lisa Weston. Monday, April 16 Make reservations. 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Class size limited. Learn: Put names and contact numbers in phone – bring them. How to make a call. What to do if you miss a call.
Exploring Faith in Today’s World Tuesday, April 10, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Non-denominational Sharing beliefs and faiths with Reverend Bobby Moore Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more information
Senior Living Options – Sounds too good to be true Complimentary lunch for first 50 people who sign up. Dan Dolan of Dolan Homes discusses how you can insure your sustainable retirement by utilizing reverse mortgages. Tuesday, April 17, 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CASI on Kimberly Road. (563) 386-7477
Learn What Reflexology Can Do For You! Free Seminar. Janet Latchaw Monday, April 16 at 12:30 p.m. Call for your personal reflexology session at CASI at 349 – 5832 for reflexology reservation for Wednesdays, the 4th, 11th, or 25th from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Catch a Fall Before It Happens Generations Area Agency on Aging Monday, April 9, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Attend free workshop to get more information that can help your risk of falling.
To register call CASI at 386-7477
Money Smart Week Sessions at CASI Tues. April 24 – Friday April 27
Tuesday, April 24 – 10:30-11:30 Brian Rolf—Merrill Lynch. Plan for the Retirement You Want. 12:30-1:30 Peggy Dykes & Senior Medicare Patrol Program-Generations Area Agency on Aging; Protect. Detect. Report. Stop Medicare fraud & abuse in its tracks.
Wednesday, April 25 10:30-11:30am Phyllis Zalenski, Iowa State Extension Service – Financial Security: Women & Financial Security, 12:30-1:30pm Phyllis Zalenski, Iowa State Extension Service, Small Steps to Health and Wealth
Thursday, April 26 10:30-11:30 am Cody Allen–Northwest Bank & Trust – Why Would Anyone Create a Trust? 12:30-1:30 pm Cody Allen–Northwest Bank & Trust – Naming Your Executor: An Honor or a Burden
Friday, April 27 *Money Smart Investor Conference*
Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – Free Register at www.WomenandMoneyConference.com Or call Joanna 386-7477, Ext. 231 Free Program:
7:45-8:15 Registration and continental breakfast
8:15-8:25 Introduction
8:25-9:05 Keynote speaker TBD
9:00-9:10 Break
9:10-12:05 Breakout Sessions
12:10-12:25 Closing and door prizes
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. SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Clinic at CASI, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays Genesis Office, 9–11 a.m.

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 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. Donna Dewberry’s One Stroke Painting Art Class. Learn to paint flowers and leaves using acrylic paints. Roses, Daisy, pansies, and sunflowers with many types of leaves. Bring Dewberry Brushes.. All other supplies will be furnished by instructor. Member cost: $4 per class. Non Member Cost: $6 Call (563) 386-7477
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.
Acrylics with Paul Algueseva – Acrylics 101: Students work on color theory using charts that give different ranges in color. Also, they will learn to mix acrylics using watercolor techniques to pure impasto as well. There will be canvases available at a low costs but students are encouraged to bring their own. Demonstrations will be included for instructional purpose and to open the dialogue of using brushes verses palette knives. Students will use both. Thursdays, 8 Weeks Starting April 5 – May 24. 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Member Class Fee $40.00 – Non Member Class Fee $48.00 OR – Mondays, 8 Weeks Starting April 2 – May 21 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Member Class Fee $40.00 – Non Member Class Fee $48.00

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
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