Archive for July, 2021

  • Calendar of Events | July 2021 Calendar of Events | July 2021

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting - Illowa Intergroup - 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association - Virtual support groups and programs are being offered. For assistance call (563) 293-8058 or the 24/7 helpline at (800) 272-3...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham Grasshoppers, Locusts, Crickets, Katydids or Cicadas...What is that night time noise? Back in my misguided youth, right around five years of age, I saw many of those empty insect shells clinging to the bark of our locust tree. I was told they were locust shells (or at least that...

  • Ridgecrest Village, My Home Ridgecrest Village, My Home

    By Gary Heath I moved into Ridgecrest Village for seniors in Davenport in late summer, 2020. I chose an apartment overlooking the driveway that circles under a porte-cochere that shelters the main entrance to residences for seniors, denoted as Eastridge, Northridge, and Terrace. (Some prefer one of...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy Reflecting on July pulls me into a kaleidoscope of thoughts tied to points throughout my life. Just like red-blooded all-American boys in every small town in this wonderful country, I was fascinated with firecrackers. Everything with a boom, sparkle, or ...

  • The Big Question The Big Question

    By Alan Tenney HECM for Purchase Specialist Mutual of Omaha Mortgage If you’re not living in your dream home, then what’s stopping you? If you dream about a new home with modern design, amenities, and low maintenance, then you owe it to yourself to learn about a powerful alternative to using...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles.       Our Nation of Strong Shoulders Our nation is a nation of strong Shoulders, many strong shoulders All over this land. You never know Where you’ll find them, they are Everywhere. Women with strong Shoulders provi...

  • 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 THREE WAYS TO ACHIEVE INDEPENDENCE WITH SOCIAL SECURITY Celebrating our nation’s independence every year on July 4 is a point of joy and pride. For more than 85 years, our programs have helped provide financial inde...

  • Getting Good Sleep Fights Alzheimer’s Getting Good Sleep Fights Alzheimer’s

    By Mike Mathews Milestones Area Agency on Aging Recent studies have shown that getting plenty of quality sleep can help prevent or slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s. It is a well-known fact that sleeping is necessary for proper brain health as it gives the organ an opportunity to rest and...