April 30, 2013

May Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Learn about signs and symptoms, stages, diagnosis, treatment and care of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Two upcoming seminars: Jerry Schroeder will give you insight into this disease.
1. Session will be held Tues., May 21, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386-7477 to register. Event is free to the first 25 people who sign up. 2. Dr. Elaine Eshbaugh- Alzheimer’s Disease Basics, Tips for Communicating and Positive Living Session held at Senior Star at Elmore Place, Thurs., May 23, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Senior Star at Elmore Place, 4502 Elmore Avenue, Davenport, IA. Kindly RSVP by May 22. Call (563) 359-0100. 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 and Illinois): First Tues of each month from 7-9 p.m., Trinity Bettendorf, 4500 Utica Ridge Road. Third Wed of each month from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Bring your lunch, Butterworth Center, 1105-8th Street, Moline. Support and education for breast cancer survivors. You may attend either or both. Cost: free. Info: Jean Dean, (563) 359-0968 or Barb Lynch, (563) 332-9041.
Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Support Group – 2535 Maplecrest Road Suite 14, Bettendorf, Iowa. Meetings are the third Monday of the month. Handicapped Accessible, no fee, no reservation required. For more information call Alicia Owens at (563) 421-3491.
CASI Caregiver Support Group: (Iowa and Illinois) Second Mon. of each month 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 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.
Fraud Seminar held at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA Tuesday, May 7 10-11 a..m. Ron Jewell, former Federal Agent and Veteran shares how to keep your information safe. Members are free. Call (563) 386-7477 to sign up.
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: first Thursday of every month 10 am to noon,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. Meets the 2nd Mon. of every month at Genesis Medical Center West Campus Sunderbruch Room, 2-3:30 p.m. For more info, 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.
Genesis Stroke Support Group- 2535 Maplecrest Road Suite 14, Bettendorf, Iowa. Meetings are the third Wed of the month at 2:00 Handicapped accessible. No Fee. No reservation required. All are welcome. For more information call Alicia Owens, Social Worker at (563) 421-3491.
The VIP (Visually Impaired People) Support Group 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, May 18, 10 a.m. – noon at Jane’s Place at CASI (the south entrance), 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477

Dancing and Dance Classes

Line Dancing I at CASI –Tues. mornings 9-11 a.m. Cost: $2. for CASI member $4 for non-member. Free Line Dance lessons 8:30-9 a.m.
Line dancing II at CASI – every Thurs. afternoon from 2:30 – 4 p.m. Cost: Members $2 non-members $4.
Zumba Gold Class – At CASI Mondays 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 Gold Night Classes 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) 5:30-6:30 p.m., $5/class. Come see what you’ve been missing!! www.leclairereccenter.com.

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise, and Relaxation
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 10:25 – 11:25 a.m. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. Cost: $24 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 – Tues. 10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Cost $7 members, $10 non-member call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Energizing Yoga at CASI–Wed. 2–3 p.m. $7 members $10 non-members
Personal reflexology session at CASI with Janet Latchaw Call (563) 349 – 5832 for reflexology reservation for Wednesdays. Appointments between 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. cost $20:00

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

PUTNAM MUSEUM Classic Series! – Classic movies at the Putnam, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport on the 4th Tues. of the month – Two times: 1 pm and 7 pm. May 21 – Citizen Kane, June 11 – North by Northwest, July 23 – Lawrence of Arabia, Aug 20 – 2001: A Space Odyssey Citizen Kane, North by Northwest and 2001: A Space Odyssey will all have an additional showtime of 4:00 pm. Call (563) 324-1933 for info for other movies and museum exhibits.
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. CASI’s Senior Theater is back to show off their talent and share with you what SeniorTheater is all about! 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., May 14 at 1:00 Lincoln – Sponsored by Senior Star. Popcorn provided by Rave Motion Theater. Members $2.
Travelogue at CASI. Mon., May 13 Come learn about the culture and history of Peru. Free for CASI Members Reservations needed, at CASI Front Desk.

Clinics and Classes

Computer Clinic: Monday, May 6 & 20, 9-10 a.m. Jim Holifield from Mac Computer Club will teach you how to use your mac products and answer any questions! Limited space, sign up at the front desk!
Screening from Walgreens at CASI Blood Pressure Screening, Shingles Screening, Medication Reviews. First & Second Wednesdays of the month.
9 a.m.- Noon. 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 $22. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Trinity Foot Clinic at CASI – first Wed. of the month 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.

Screening from Walgreens at CASI Blood Pressure Screening, Shingles Screening, Medication Reviews. First & Second Wednesdays of the month.
9 a.m.- Noon. 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 $22. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Trinity Foot Clinic at CASI – first Wed. of the month 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 for 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., 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, Performing Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing

Senior Theater at CASI Fri at 1:30 p.m. A fun social class of make-believe and creativity. Barbara Buddin instructor. Members $3, non-members $4
CASI’s New Horizons Band Practice Thursdays, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Cost $2 – Call (563) 386 7477 to find out more.
CASI’s Golden Tones Chorus Practice Fridays, 9– 10 a.m. Cost: $2 – Call (563) 386 7477 for more information
CASI/RSVP Silver Linings Bell Choir – Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Cost $2 Call (563) 386 7477 to inquire
Ceramics I at CASI Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Verdene Franklin & Mary Ellen Dregger. Member cost: $5 per class.
Ceramics II at CASI 9:30 a.m. – Noon- and 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:
Betty Felder’s Art Class – Mondays, May 6, 13, 20, & June 3, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Acrylic Painting Series. Students please bring a roll of paper towels to each class. Members: $4 Non-Members $6.
Bob Ross Painting Class Wed., May 15, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Certified Instructor Betty Felder will guide you through the “Northern Light” 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 Yours by Design is back at CASI to present a jewelry making class. Wednesday, May 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Member $7 Non-Members $9 includes bracelet kit. Max 12 participants. Sign up today! (563) 386-7477.
Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI – Mondays, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Instructor: Betty Felder No cost, No Sewing experience necessary. CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477

Other Events

Rock Island National Cemetery Memorial Day Program Monday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. The New Horizons Band & The Golden Tones Chorus are performing at the Memorial Day service at the Rock Island Arsenal National Cemetery.
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.
Basket Bingo Fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association May 17,
2 – 3 p.m. At Senior Star at Elmore Place, 4502 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA. Play for a chance to win fabulous donated gift baskets or cash prizes! $10 for bingo cards purchased at the door. Contact Program Director, Kaylan Hamerlinck, at (563) 359-0100 for more information.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) held at CASI – Wednesdays Weigh-in 11 – Noon Meeting noon – 1 p.m. Cost: $1
Red Hat Luncheon Tuesday May 7 12 p.m. Group departs CASI at 11:30 a.m. Pizza Ranch, 800 Lincoln Rd, Bettendorf, IA (Burlington Coat Factory Shopping Mall) Call Joy Andrews at CASI (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Bucktown Revue – 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.
The Spring Mississippi River Valley Art Drive May 4 & 5. The 6th MRVAD art drive. The artisans of MRVAD invite you to their home studios and special galleries for this artist supported and created event. Interact with the artist during the creative process, experience their inspirational setting, or look into their work space. Go to www.MRVAD.com to research each artist, find hours of availability, print a map, and locate a possible trip plan.
Some Other Activities presented by CASI –
Uno De Mayo! Wednesday, May 1 12 – 1 p.m. Come enjoy walking tacos and music. Music provided by Chances Are Entertainment! Reserve your spot at the front desk! $3.
Optimist: From the Beginning to Now Tuesday, May 7. 9 -10 a.m. Paul Oehrlein, Lt. Governor of the Iowa District Optimist presents on the history, future and opportunities available. Members are free.
Shingles-The Disease, Treatment and Avoidance Wednesday, May 8, 10-11 a.m., Paul Oehrlein from Walgreens, will give helpful facts about shingles. Members are free.
Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, May 22 9-10 a.m. CEO, Tom Bahls will discuss CASI’s accomplishments, challenges & opportunities and will have a Q&A session.
911- You & Safety Thursday, May 16 10:30-11:30 a.m. David Rowland from Public Safety Dispatcher talks about common misconception and making the call. Members free.
Garden Ministry Thursday, May 9, 10-11 a.m. Dave Phillips will share what it’s about and how to get involved. Members free
Rotary Club of Davenport presents its INAUGARUL WINGFEST June 22, 11 a.m –5 p.m. at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds. Taste test wings from local vendors. $20 a ticket will get you 20 wings. This is a family event. Kids play area will be available. Save the date – more info next month
Monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast $7 per person, 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, May 5. Music provided by Freddie Steenbock Duo.
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is organizing a bus trip this fall. Tunica-Casino Capital of the South & Memphis-Home of the Blues – September 15-21, 2013, 7 days/ 6 nights of fun. For info contact Vicki Coutant Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging (309) 793 6800.
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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