Archive for September, 2020

  • Calendar of Events Calendar of Events

    At the time of this printing, most events and meetings have been postponed or cancelled. Here is some contact information for you. Open AA Meeting - Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association - Virtual support groups and program...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Emily Steffel, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. Q: Are there different styles or types of hearing aids? A: There are many styles of hearing aids, designed to provide patients with ease of use, choice, and comfort. When we talk about hearing aid styles, we break them up into 2 main style g...

  • Susan G. Komen MORE THAN PINK WALK® Susan G. Komen MORE THAN PINK WALK®

    Though there are many things that have shifted in our world this year, the mission to fight breast cancer has not stopped. In fact, it’s even more important that we support breast cancer patients as they face the difficult realities of a cancer diagnosis and treatment during a global pandemic....

  • Coronavirus May Generate Bonus to Charities Coronavirus May Generate Bonus to Charities

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor Sometimes it takes tough economic times and natural disasters to unite and bring out the best in people. Natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes have served to bring communities together and impact ...

  • Falling is for Leaves. Not People. Falling is for Leaves. Not People.

    By Sonita Oldfield-Carlson Marketing and Public Relations Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things, even as we move into Fall. One thing that’s still the same? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging for people, only for leaves. Milestones Area ...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston When poet Walt Whitman becomes the subject of discussions or conversations at a literary gathering, many of those listenings can claim to not understand. Whitman, the individual that he was, tossed some poets aside because they had not used American language, words used then, and...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office WHEN SHOULD YOU START RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS? We’re often asked, “What’s the best age to start receiving retirement benefits?” The answer is: there’s not a single “best age” for everyone. The m...

  • Camping During a Pandemic Camping During a Pandemic

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Look at life through the windshield, not the rearview mirror.” ..........Byrd Baggett As many of you know, camping is a fairly recent addition to my list of favorite things to do. When I was just getting to know Gary, he mentioned that he had an RV and en...