January 28, 2013

February Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Alternatives for the Older Adult – Caring for a senior loved one? Three new brown bag lunch and learns! Join us in February and March: “Be Safe” Help spot and stop financial exploitation. Presented by Jason Dunnett on Fri., Feb. 22, noon to 1 pm; “Proper Use of Common Home Health Equipment and Walking Aids” Presented by Rachel Ehlert on Fri., Mar. 29, noon to 1 pm. All Lunch ‘n Learn will be held at Alternative’s Moline office, 1803 7th St., Moline – RSVP to Ellen Berberich at least two days prior at (309) 277-0167.
Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Learn about signs and symptoms, stages, diagnosis, treatment and care of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Get support from our 24/7 Helpline, www.alz.org 1-800-272-3900, or local address and phone: 2208 E. 52nd St., Ste. B, Davenport, IA 52807 (563) 324-1022.
QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa): First Tues. of each month, from 7-9 p.m., Trinity at Terrace Park, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. (Illinois): Third Wed. 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. Info: call Pat Conway at (563) 355-7548.
CASI Caregiver Support Group: Second Mon. 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 Tues. 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 – Meetings at the Illini Campus are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 2 – 3:30 p.m. at the Little Brick House, 1213 Hospital Drive, Silvis, IL This is an ongoing group, new members welcome at any time. Meetings at the West Campus are the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month noon to 1:30 p.m. at Genesis West, 1401 W. Central Park, Davenport, IA. This is an ongoing group, new members welcome at any time. Call (563) 421-7970 for information about any of the groups.
Low Vision Support Group at CASI: the first Thursday of every month 10 am to noon. Hosted by Aiayew Ew 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.
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 Mon. 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 Thurs. of each month, except December from 7-9 pm. 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 Wed. 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, Feb. 16, 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

Valentine Dance at Walcott Coliseum, Walcott, IA. Friday – Feb. 15, 2013, 7-11 p.m. – $8 per person. Music by Country Traditions Band – Old Style Country Music. Refreshments and Food available
Plus 60 and CASI Valentine Dance at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA Friday – Feb 8, 7-10:30 p.m. – $8 in advance or
$10 at door. Tickets available at CASI or Quad-City Times. Entertainment: River City Six
Line Dancing at CASI –Tues. mornings 9 to 11 am. Cost: $2. for CASI member $4 for non-member.
Advanced Line dancing at CASI – every Thurs. afternoon from 2:30 – 4 p.m. Cost: Members $2 non-members $4.
Zumba Gold Class – At CASI will meet every Mon. from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.; Wednesdays 1-1:45 p.m.; Thursdays 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.; Fridays 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. 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.
Evening Zumba at CASI – Mon., Wed. 5:30 – 6:15. Members $2:00 Non-members $4.00. For more info call (563) 386-7477.
ZUMBA!! EVERY Wednesday at the Rec Center in LeClaire (3rd & Ferry) 5:30PM $5/class or a punch card for $40 for 10 classes!! Come see what you’ve been missing!! www.leclairereccenter.com.

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise

Aquatic exercise at Two Rivers YMCA 2040 53rd Street, Moline. IL call (309) 797-3945 – MS exercise Tues. and Thurs. at 10:30–11:15 a.m. – Slow and easy water exercise Mon., Wed. & Fri. 8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. – noon; 5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m. or Tues. and Thurs. 11:15 a.m. to noon
Gentle Exercise at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri. 9 – 10 a.m. and Thurs. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Cost: $2 for members, $4.00 non-members. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. Cost: $18 for 6 weeks. Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule info.
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.
Chair Yoga with weights at CASI – NEW DAY and NEW PRICE Tue 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Cost $7 for members, $10 for non-member call (563) 386-7477 for more information
Energizing Yoga at CASI–Wed. 2–3 p.m. $5 members $6 non-members
Senior Theater at CASI. Fridays at 1:30 p.m. 8 wk session starts Oct. 5. A fun social class of make-believe and creativity. Barbara Buddin instructor. Members $3 non-members $4

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

PUTNAM MUSEUM Classic Series! – Classic movies at the Putnam, 1717 W. 12th Street, Davenport on the 4th Tues. of the month – Two times: 1 pm and 7 pm Feb 26 – Dr. Zhivago; Mar 26 – The Birds (50th anniversary of this movie) Call (563) 324-1933 for info for other movies and museum exhibits.
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Wed., Feb. 20, 11 a.m. – David Deuth from Weerts is back! Come enjoy a pizza lunch and hear about one of the greatest presidents of all time, Abraham Lincoln. Sponsored by GolderCare Solutions. Members Free! But reservations must be made. Call CASI (563) 386-7477.
Book Club at CASI Led by MaryAnn Maxwell,10 a.m.–noon on Friday.
Movie Matinee at CASI Tues., Feb 12 ,1 p.m.- Hope Spring – Sponsored by Senior Star. Popcorn provided by Rave Motion Theater. Members $2.
Travelogue at CASI. Mon., Feb. 11, 1-2 p.m. Travel up to Canada with Stephanie Smith from Trailways. She will present about the culture and customs of our neighboring country. Free for CASI Members Reservations needs, receive your tickets at CASI Front Desk.

Clinics and Classes

Learn What Reflexology Can Do For You! Your personal reflexology session at CASI. Call 349-5832 for reflexology reservation for Wednesdays, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Cost $20.
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 $25. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Trinity Foot Clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Stop at the CASI Reception desk or call (563) 386-7477. Appointment required. Cash or checks 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.

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 & Games at CASI – Pinochle – Mon., Wed. & Fri., – 1–3:45 pm; Bridge – Mon. and Fri. 12:30–3:45 pm; Euchre – Thurs. and Fri. 1 – 3:45 pm; Canasta – Tues. 1 – 3 pm; Cribbage – Wed. 1–3 pm; Bunco – Wed 2 p.m. All games are $2 Member at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, 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 & Mary Ellen Dregger. 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.
CASI Art Classes – Acrylic Painting – Mondays, February 4, 11 & 18 12:30-2:30 p.m. Instructor Betty Felder. Members $4 per class. Sign up at CASI’s Front Desk!
Make Bracelets at CASI – Sweetheart Bracelets – Fran from Yours by Design is back! Join her for this fun beading class on Wed,, Feb. 6 10:30-11:30 a.m. Member $7 Non-Members $9 includes bracelet kit. Max 12 participants. Sign up today! (563) 386-7477

Other Events

The Davenport Breakfast Lions Club invites any man or woman seeking an active organization and to participate in many activities, to visit us at the HICKORY GARDENS RESTAURANT at 6:30 a.m. on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month. The Lions are one of the world’s largest service organizations.
3rd Annual Quad City Family Caregiver Conference on Saturday, March 9, 8 am to noon at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, IA. For more information, contact Peggy Dykes @ Generations Area Agency on Aging, 935 E 53 rd St, Davenport, IA 52807, (563) 324-9085 ext 212
Palmer Neck Pain Study Seeking Volunteers: The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research is seeking volunteers for the NIH-funded Measuring Chiropractic Delivery for Neck Pain Study. Participants should be between the ages of 18 and 70 with neck pain or pain in their arms or hands coming from their neck. Potential participants will be evaluated at the Palmer Research Clinic to determine whether they qualify. If enrolled, participants will receive complimentary care from experienced, licensed doctors of chiropractic for 2-3 weeks. If interested, please call (563) 884-5188 or go to www.PalmerResearchClinic.com for more information.
Ballet Quad Cities Upcoming Events – Save the date! Love Stories – Sat., Feb. 16 1 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Cathedral, Moline, IL
Cinderella – Sat., Apr. 20 1 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Adler Theater, Davenport, IA
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) held at CASI – Wednesdays Weigh-in 11:00 – Noon Meeting noon – 1 p.m. Cost: $1
Fire Safety Presented by John Hutchison at CASI Tues., Feb. 19, 11 a.m. Bring your lunch and come over for the FREE presentation! Call (563) 386-7477for info.
Bucktown Revue – a local variety show – , The Bucktown Revue at the Nighswander Junior Theatre 7 p.m. the third Friday, of the month. 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport, Iowa. Admission: $12 at the door. Reserved season seating is also available.
Monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast $7 per person on 1st Sunday of the month , 7-11 a.m. at American Legion – 702 W. 35th Street – Davenport, IA. Variety Music 8-11 a.m. Sunday, Feb 3, & Sunday, Mar 3. Music provided by Freddie Steenbock Duo
Live Music for Brunch at Brady Street Chop House – Every Sunday, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. 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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