February 26, 2013

March Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Alternatives for the Older Adult – Caring for a senior loved one? Brown bag lunch and learns! Join us in March: “Proper Use of Common Home Health Equipment and Walking Aids” Presented by Rachel Ehlert on Fri., Mar. 29, noon to 1 pm. 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 Al Ayew-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, Mar. 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

Battle of the Bands – at The Walcott Coliseum – Walcott, IA. Durant Polka Chips & Barefoot Becky & The Ivanhoe Dutchmen. March 30, 2013, 2-10 p.m., $12.00 per person. Food Available
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 Mar. 26 – The Birds (50th anniversary of this movie),
Apr. 23 – The Sound of Music. Call (563) 324-1933 for info for other movies and museum exhibits.
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Wednesday, March 20, 11 a.m. Kris Leinicke, Director of Rock Island Arsenal Museum will be sharing about the museum. Come enjoy a pizza lunch and hear about the museum.. 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., Mar. 12 ,1 p.m.- Descendants – Sponsored by Senior Star. Popcorn provided by Rave Motion Theater. Members $2.
Travelogue at CASI. Monday, Mar 11, 1-2 p.m. David Bailey takes you across the ocean to Vietnam. He will share his experiences and express upon the life and culture. Free for CASI Members Reservations needed, at CASI Front Desk.

Clinics and Classes

AARP Defensive Driving at CASI: Monday, March 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Register through Scott Community College (563) 441-4100 Members $12

Computer Basics 8 Week Course at CASI: Mondays & Thursdays, March 4-28, 1-2:15 p.m. Instructor Lauren Lehenbaurer will teach you all the basics of the computer. Sign up at CASI’s front desk. Space limited. Laptop spots open. Member $60. Call (563) 386-7477

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.
Seminar at CASI on Varicose Veins Solutions: Thurs., March 7 10-10:30 a.m. Join Ashley from Sclerotherapy Clinician about how to help relieve the pain of Varicose Veins and how to care for them. FREE! Call (563) 386-7477
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 p.m.; Bridge – Mon. and Fri. 12:30–3:45 p.m.; Euchre Thurs. and Fri. 1-3:45 p.m.; 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 p.m.

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 – Rock Painting with Betty Felder Mondays March 4, 11, 18 12:30-2:30 p.m. Painting assortment of animals, students need to bring rock (large baking potato size with flat bottom.) Bob Ross Painting Class Wed., March 20, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Certified Instructor Betty Felder will guide you through the “Evening Peace” Members $20 Art Class with Paul Aglueseva Drawing, Clay Sculpting & Acrylics Thursdays, 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Member Cost: $5 + materials Non-Member Cost: $6 + materials Monday evening, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Member Cost: $5 + materials Non-member Cost: $6 + materials
Make Bracelets at CASI – Fran from Yours by Design is back! Join her for this fun beading class on Wed,, Mar. 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
Ballet Quad Cities Upcoming Events – Save the date! 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
Red Hat Luncheon Tuesday Mar 5 12 p.m. Group departs CASI at 11:30 a.m. Biaggi’s Restaurant, 5195 Utica Ridge Road, Davenport Call Joy Andrews at CASI (563) 386-7477 for more information. The Rock Island Co. Home and Community Education Association: HCE Members’s Day Out – a very special lesson on candy-making at Lagomarcinos, Village of East Davenport, Mar. 6. A Dutch treat lunch at 1 p.m. with demonstation following lunch. Reservations required by calling Joan Blaser at (309) 793-4675. Only 40 reservations accepted. If HCE member brings guest not a member of a unit, they will be asked to donate $2 to the treasury. Hope to see you for this special opportunity.
Owney Irish Red Ale Tapping: When: Sat., Mar. 9, 2013 Where: Great River Brewery 332 2nd St. Davenport, IA Time: 1 p.m. Gold Keg 2:00 p.m. Food & Music begin. Food Sponsored by The Fountains Senior Living Community Details: Great River Brewery will donate a portion from the sale of Owney IRA to CASI. Special thanks to our sponsor Mobile ATM Guys & Great River Brewery. Stop by for fun, food & drinks while supporting a great cause!
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.
Walcott Coliseum – One Fantastic Show: Mar. 16, 7 p.m. Walcott Coliseum – Walcott, IA. Two Nashville Stars – Georgette Jones (daughter of Tammy Wynette & Geroge Jones) and Jimmy Parker CMG Nashville Recording Artist with “Country Traditions Band” Tickets can be purchased at: Ron Alpen Ford (563) 260-2651 or Walcott Coliseum (563) 284-5165. $20 in advance or $25 at the door Doors open at 5:30 P.M.
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, Mar 3, Sunday, Apr. 7 & Sunday, May 5. 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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