Archive for Family

  • Building a Better Breakfast Building a Better Breakfast

    By Katie Schaeffer, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (563) 359-9323 kschaeffer@hy-vee.com Starting your day with breakfast is a great way to give your body a boost of energy to power through your day. If you choose the wrong breakfast, however, it could quickly lead to an unwanted energy cras...

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    By Gail Glockhoff-Long GolderCare Solutions Advocacy–Needed Now More Than Ever Moving a loved one to a nursing home facility can be a very emotional time. Dozens of questions run through your head – Is this the best place for Mom? How do I pay for this? What is my role in her care? COVID-19 h...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham Remembering my Mom and Dad Both Mother’s Day 2020 and Father’s Day 2020 have come and gone with little fanfare. However, sheltering-in-place for three plus months does allow plenty of time for reminiscing. I would now like to pay homage to my parents with some of my precio...

  • Calendar of Events - March 2020 Calendar of Events – March 2020

    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 Qua...

  • We Have Achieved Our Goal We Have Achieved Our Goal

    By John & Joan Maxwell Back in 1979 my brother, Edwin and I set the goal of being #1 in the nation for milk production for a jersey cow. After being #2 for 2 years, as of February 3, 2020, we earned the honor of being #1 in the nation for milk production for a jersey cow. Each of our ladies is ...

  • Shutting Down the Energy ‘Thieves” in your Home Shutting Down the Energy ‘Thieves” in your Home

    By Steve Groner Community Economics Educator University of Illinois Extension On the hunt for another $100.00 (per year) to stretch your budget? One study found a surprising number of “Always On” electrical devices in our homes: Coffee makers and other small appliances with built-in cl...

  • Who would start a trust? Who would start a trust?

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village When we talk about financial and estate planning, we automatically think of a “Will” or Last will and testament to spell out our wishes after we pass away. We want to make sure that what we have worked hard to accumulate will be distr...

  • 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 ...