Archive for Family

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    We Solve Long Term Care Problems By Gail Glockhoff-Long GolderCare Solutions Benefits Advocate Family and the Holidays Spending holiday time with family is just around the corner. Our big family Christmases were a house full of family with the big turkey dinner, ever inch decorated, presents ...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles. Child’s Play Children find a secret way through The hedge to the forest. In the shrub, Under the leaves, in shadow dappled With light, they discover bits and Pieces here and there, in nooks and Crannies, of who they are and might Bec...

  • Virtual Program Scheduled for Adult Children Supporting Their Aging, Caregiving Parents Virtual Program Scheduled for Adult Children Supporting Their Aging, Caregiving Parents

    By Malisa Rader Human Sciences Extension and Outreach When Mom is taking care of Dad or another loved one, who takes care of Mom? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers “Caregiving Relationships: Conversations on Aging” to help adult children gain the skills they need to support t...

  • Family Caregiving: One of the Toughest Jobs Family Caregiving: One of the Toughest Jobs

    By Mike Mathews Milestones Area Agency on Aging Independence is something easily taken for granted.  Most of us go through our daily lives with the notion that our most basic needs will be easily met. Whether it’s getting out of bed in the morning, eating lunch, or even going to the bathroom,...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles. Bread Prayer We pray this day, our daily bread, We share with our ancestors and The unborn, in spirit we share, and With the born here we share. We Pray for all as we break bread today In the name of all, our blessed Community of sou...

  • Just  Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones A Road Trip through Time Your pal and erstwhile correspondent, QC Jones, is freshly returned from a long-distance road trip. I find there is nothing more mentally refreshing than 14 hours in the car beating across this great nation of ours. If you have ever made such a trip, you may ...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    Did You Have a Normal Childhood? By Eloise Graham The other day I heard some people lamenting that the children of today just don’t have a normal childhood. That got me to thinking, “What is a normal childhood?” I thought my childhood was normal. My parents, older siblings and I lived in a ...

  • Calendar of Events - July 2022 Calendar of Events – July 2022

    If you have an upcoming event that you would like published, please mail info to: 50+Lifestyles, P. O. Box 2125, Davenport, IA, 52809  Attn: Eloise or email: publisher@50pluslife.com Attn: Eloise. Please submit by the 10th of the month prior to the month you want activity listed. Support Groups ...