Archive for August, 2021

  • The History of September The History of September

    By Eloise Graham At one time, September was the seventh month of the calendar year. This was when the original Roman calendar was used. The first month of the year ran from New Years Day until mid March timeline. The month derived its name from the Latin word septem meaning seven. But because of th...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham You are Free to Choose... but ... Yes, we are free to choose anything we want, but we are not free from the consequences. There are always consequences! Our society seems to have forgotten that one must be responsible for one’s actions and act accordingly. Think about the cho...

  • CASI’s Jane’s Place Adult Day Services Seeks Volunteers CASI’s Jane’s Place Adult Day Services Seeks Volunteers

    By Crystal Hughes Jane’s Place Program Administrator Volunteers are important partners with our staff at CASI’s Jane’s Place Adult Day Services. The generosity of volunteers, giving their time and talents to community-based services like Jane’s Place, helps to ensure that we are able to fu...

  • 16 Years of the Common Questions People Have About Reverse Mortgages 16 Years of the Common Questions People Have About Reverse Mortgages

    By Alan Tenney Mutual of Omaha Mortgage Reverse Mortgage Specialist What is a Reverse Mortgage? It’s an FHA refinance program designed for people 62 and older where by you can utilize a portion of the equity in your home to do with as you please. You never have to make a payment. Who Qualifi...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Heather Sandy, MA, CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. Q: Do I really need to have my hearing tested every year or two? A: One of the most common conditions affecting older adults is age-related hearing loss. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports approximately one in three people in th...

  • A Clan? A Network?  A Tribe? A Family? A Clan? A Network? A Tribe? A Family?

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” ............Jane Howard Yesterday, Gary and I arrived back home from the annual ‘Smith Family Reunion’ hosted by his daughter and husb...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles       Summer Sunrise Dawn of glorious summer day Displays infinite splendor as it Pulls back the night to let in the Sky. Delicate lavender, rose, Tinge of amber, platinum, fringe The vista, soon fading into the Pa...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office FIVE WAYS TO APPLY FOR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS ONLINE We continue to make it easier for you to access our programs and benefits. Our website offers a convenient way to apply for benefits online. You can apply onlin...