Archive for Family

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...