Archive for Community

  • Calendar of Events August 2018 Calendar of Events August 2018

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting – There are ongoing open meetings every Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening at 7 pm. Location: 1706 Brady Street, Suite 105, Davenport. For more information contact Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Qu...

  • Ella’s Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    Reaping August’s bounty... these recipes are from Mary Schricker Gemberling. She talks about from garden to table in her article on page 29. -Ella Whipped Herb Cheese Ingredients ¼ cup fresh parsley leaves minced 2 ounces parmesan cheese 8 oz. creamed cheese (I use low fa...

  • The Squeaky Wheel Gets the OIL The Squeaky Wheel Gets the OIL

    By Peggy Dykes Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging Iowans age 65 and older are part of a growing group making up about 16.4 percent of the state’s total population. By 2030, this group is expected to increase to 20.5 percent creating unique challenges for seniors and...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Kathy Nitz GolderCare Solutions Benefits: Insurance, Medicare and Public Entitlements It is all so confusing! Normally when we go to the hospital, we are facing a health crisis and who is paying for it is not the first thought in our minds. We just need to feel better and interacting with t...

  • Shopping Cart Misadventure Shopping Cart Misadventure

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms Even when life on the farm gets busy, my wife Joan and I try to keep our weekly date: spending time together at our club. Going to our club, that is, Sam’s Club, lets us do our farm’s weekly shopping together—and have some fun. Usually, the goo...

  • It’s Autumn, It’s Retrofest... in the Hilltop Campus Village It’s Autumn, It’s Retrofest… in the Hilltop Campus Village

    The Hilltop Plaza at 15th and Harrison will once again be the location for the Fall Retrofest of the Hilltop Campus Village. Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 15 and plan to come to the festivities for a fun-filled afternoon and evening. Admission to this Retro 1970s event is free. Drink ...

  • Targeting Seniors – How to Prevent Becoming a Victim Targeting Seniors – How to Prevent Becoming a Victim

    By Kathy Malmloff CASI Director of Senior Services Home burglaries and financial scams, they are crimes of opportunity that target older adults. They have become so prevalent that they’re now considered “the crime of the 21st century.” Why?  It’s because seniors are thought to have a sig...

  • Yard and Garden: Container Vegetable Gardening Yard and Garden: Container Vegetable Gardening

    By Richard Jauron and Willy Klein Iowa State University Extension Growing vegetables in containers is an easy way to experience the goodness of home-grown vegetables. Most vegetables grow well in containers with adequate sunlight, water and fertilizer, plus a well-drained growing medium. Iowa Stat...