Archive for Family

  • Calendar of Events Calendar of Events

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Aging Solo Academy - a six week series held on Wednesday afternoons, 3 - 5 pm at the Moline Public Library. Starts August 14. Hosted by GolderCare Solutions in collaboration with Iowa Senior Services. This is geared toward the Seniors that are in need of mo...

  • Ella’s Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    Summer desserts - a refreshing end to a meal or just a midday snack with iced tea or coffee. An asterisk * denotes a make ahead dessert. I found these in a cookbook that I received in the early 1970s. I will list them as written, but will give you substitutions as some ingredients popular then are d...

  • Long-Distance Caregiving Long-Distance Caregiving

    By Tammy Bryant Fiscal Director, Alternatives Those trips to Florida just aren’t what they used to be... Nothing in this life prepares us for the transition from adult daughter or son to “long-distance caregiver.” Though I have been working for a social service agency serving the frail el...

  • Making the Most  of Summer Making the Most of Summer

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling I can’t believe I am writing an August article already. Where has the summer gone? I know that summer 2019 is officially that time between June 21st & September 23rd, but most of us hope that we get at least another 60 days or so of summer-like weather. I do remem...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Kathy Nitz Lead Benefits Advocate GolderCare Solutions The Nursing Home and You – Why You Need Someone on Your Side Many times the decision for placement in a Nursing Home comes after an accident or health emergency. The doctor informs us that our loved one would best be served in a long ...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham Pondering Random Thoughts and Opinions The other day I was listening to a news piece about robots and artificial intelligence, known as AI. That got me thinking about AI. There are some good aspects to this research and its use. Hasbro is working with automated plush animals tha...

  • Calendar of Events | July 2019 Calendar of Events | July 2019

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Veterans Experience Action Center July 19 & 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day. St. Ambrose University, Wellness & Rec. Center, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport. Parking off W. Lombard. The most comprehensive Veteran services event in the region. The Quad C...

  • Ella’s Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    Using herbs to enhance your meals. Herbs can be grown in small containers in your home, out on the patio or borders in the garden. Or you can purchase fresh herbs at the store or farmer’s market. Experiment with different ones for a change of taste explosion. - Ella Lemon Balm Bread ...