Archive for Family

  • Jane’s Place – Discover this Hidden Treasure Just at the end of CASI’s Main Street Jane’s Place – Discover this Hidden Treasure Just at the end of CASI’s Main Street

    By Kathy Malmloff CASI Director of Senior Services This year was a busy year at Jane’s Place, one of CASI’s hallmark programs serving residents of the Quad Cities. Yet, Jane’s Place is a mystery to most Quad Citians and is one of the least understood programs we offer. What can I expect for ...

  • Fighting Compassion Fatigue: Tips for Self-Care Fighting Compassion Fatigue: Tips for Self-Care

    By Erin Hanna Associate Program Director Alternatives To reduce the odds that caregivers generally will become so emotionally overextended that they can no longer function competently, or contentedly, in their chosen roles, here’s a selection of proactive and reactive methods of self-care: Bre...

  • The Story of Silent Night The Story of Silent Night

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling One of my favorite Christmas memories as a child was singing Silent Night in the candlelight service on Christmas Eve at our neighborhood church. When my children were growing up, we continued the practice in our small church in Blue Grass, Iowa. Several decades later, ...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham Great Expectations  - Bah, Humbug! There is nothing like borrowing words from Charles Dickens to sum up the upcoming Yule season. Do you have great expectations for December? Have you been awakened by the enticing aroma of that first cup of coffee? You know, the Maxwell House ...

  • Ella's Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    November cries for hot ‘n hearty comfort foods and embellished appetizer trays. It’s a month for the aroma of flavorful soups simmering on the stove or the eye-catching extras for a celebratory meal. - Ella Super Bowl Soup with Barley, Beans and Beer 2 1/2 cups water 1 TB. ...

  • Family and the Holidays Family and the Holidays

    By Gail Glockhoff-Long GolderCare Solutions Family and the Holidays by GolderCare Solutions The holidays are just around the corner, which traditionally means time spent with family. The kids have a break from school and adults get a couple of days off from work, presenting a unique opportunity...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham Thanksgiving and Family It is that time of year so many look forward to yet dread at the same time. Family and friends gather in living rooms, dens, dining rooms and kitchens. They break bread together, exchange niceties and get caught up on each other’s lives. You know the dri...

  • Calendar of Events - October 2019 Calendar of Events – October 2019

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Welcome to Medicare - Tuesday October 15 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. A free seminar offered by the State of Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information (SHIIP) and Center for Active Seniors, Inc (CASI) for Iowans who want to learn more about Medicare. Registration ...