Archive for January, 2021

  • Calendar of Events - January 2021 Calendar of Events – January 2021

    If you have an upcoming event that you would like published mail info to: 50+Lifestyles, P. O. Box 2125, Davenport, IA, 52809 Attn: Eloise or email: publisher@50pluslife.com Attn: Eloise. Please submit by the 10th of the month prior to the month you want activity listed. Support Groups and In...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham Looking Forward into the Future While Reminiscing of the Past. The month of January is named for the Roman god Janus. It is said he could see forward into the future while looking at the past. So we, too, must keep moving forward embracing the future while nostalgically remember...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles.         The Fish That Swam Away   The heat, so cruel, so torrid, Tortured us last summer, Slathered us in unrelenting Sweat. It was a summer to   Forget. The lake at our cabin Glared silver in the...

  • Zoom, Zooming, Zoomed - Staying Connected Zoom, Zooming, Zoomed – Staying Connected

    Once upon a time the word “zoom” was used in comic books along with POW and BAM. Eventually, it did make it into the dictionary. As a verb, it means to move or travel very quickly. Or it can be used when talking about camera shots, as in “zooming in” or “zooming out.” As a noun, it is of...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Margaret Christiansen, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. What are some common challenges when adjusting to new hearing aids? Getting new hearing aids is exciting but it can come with some surprises if you don’t know what to expect. When you first get your hearing aids, your world is going ...

  • Advice for Older Job Seekers Advice for Older Job Seekers

    By Mike Mathews Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging For some, retirement cannot come soon enough. Many workers count the days until they can punch out one last time and exit the workforce for good. However, this is not the case for all. For many, work provides enjoyment, purpose, and financial stab...

  • Welcome 2021 – Hilltop Campus Village is Looking Forward Welcome 2021 – Hilltop Campus Village is Looking Forward

    The merchants of the Hilltop Campus Village want to give a big shout out to all of you that have supported them, not only on Small Business Saturday but throughout this past year. On Small Business Saturday, the Hilltop promotions committee set up a booth, giving away shopping bags, maps and money ...

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    By Gail Glockhoff-Long GolderCare Solutions Pollyanna Looking for a Covid Silver Lining The year 2020 was a challenge for even the most optimistic person. As COVID-19 dragged on month after month with social distancing, mask-wearing, and limits on group sizes, pessimism built. Even with the new...