Archive for Family

  • Calendar of Events | November 2020 Calendar of Events | November 2020

    There are some new events added to the calendar. If you have an upcoming event that you would like published mail info to: 50+Lifestyles, P. O. Box 2125, Davenport, IA, 52809 Attn: Eloise or email: publisher@50pluslife.com Attn: Eloise. Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting -...

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    By Gail Glockhoff-Long GolderCare Solutions Time to Rethink Holiday Traditions?? Fiddler on the Roof opens with Tevye commenting,“A fiddler on the roof. Sounds crazy, no? But in our little village of Anatevka, you might say every one of us is a fiddler on the roof, trying to scratch out a pl...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Kevin Kock, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. Masks, Hearing, and Hearing Aids- Oh my! How facemasks can reduce communication. Since the start of COVID, many patients and families have been saying the same thing: “I cannot understand you with that mask on!” As a licensed audiologist, my...

  • Phone Fraud is Real Phone Fraud is Real

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village There have been numerous articles and newscasts about various scams that target the elderly. Recently I witnessed firsthand how real this threat can be. I was in a local retail store in line behind an elderly lady buying a large number of g...

  • A Tribute to Max Molleston A Tribute to Max Molleston

    By Eloise Graham On October 8, 2020, we were saddened by the passing of one of our friends and contributors to 50+ Lifestyles magazine. Max Molleston had been penning poetry or sharing other poets and their works in his column in 50+ Lifestyles for over two decades. He often shared some of his own ...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham To Survive 2020 You Must SMILE This has been quite the year so far. If we knew in January what we know now, we may have just hibernated for a year or two. Let’s list some of the challenges: A new coronavirus, known as COVID 19, became a pandemic in mid-March. Toilet...

  • October is National Fire Prevention Month – Red Cross Tips for Home Fire Safety October is National Fire Prevention Month – Red Cross Tips for Home Fire Safety

    By Drew Brown American Red Cross of Illinois Regional Communications Manager Every second counts when there is a home fire. The American Red Cross responds to a disaster every eight minutes in the U.S., most of which are home fires. Having working smoke alarms and a home fire escape plan are two ...

  • Hilltop Campus Village – What a Difference a Pandemic Year and Derecho Storm Can Make Hilltop Campus Village – What a Difference a Pandemic Year and Derecho Storm Can Make

    Last year was the first year of the community garden called Hilltop Campus Village Urban Garden. The urban garden is located at Scott and 15th. This was a co-operative effort between P. U. N. C. H., Hilltop Campus Village, Genesis Marketing and Communications and Great Southern Bank. The end aim was...