Archive for Family

  • Calendar of Events - October 2019 Calendar of Events – October 2019

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Welcome to Medicare - Tuesday October 15 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. A free seminar offered by the State of Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information (SHIIP) and Center for Active Seniors, Inc (CASI) for Iowans who want to learn more about Medicare. Registration ...

  • Grandchildren  are Grand Grandchildren are Grand

    By John & Joan Maxwell Cinnamon Ridge Farms Grandparents often lament if they had known how fun grandchildren are, they would have had them first. I couldn’t agree with this sentiment more and thoroughly enjoy the time we have with ours. Mason and Aubrey, two of our grandchildren, spend most...

  • Honor Flight of the Quad Cities Honor Flight of the Quad Cities

    By Anne Coffman Ridgecrest Village Ridgecrest Village proudly presents its sponsorship of the 50th Honor Flight of the Quad Cities. The flight is set for takeoff on Thursday, October 31, 2019, from the Quad Cities Municipal Airport and head to Washington D.C. Upon arrival, the veterans and guardia...

  • Calendar of Events - September 2019 Calendar of Events – September 2019

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Lunch and Learn at Ridgecrest Wednesday, September 18 in the Kooning Center at Ridgecrest, 4130 Northwest Blvd. 12 noon lunch buffet $5.00 with program at 1:30 (no charge for program only) Topic: Shoulder arthritis, presented by Dr. Ryan Dunley from ORA Ort...

  • Two Days of FREE Dental Care Two Days of FREE Dental Care

    Carole Ferch, RDH, I-Smile Silver Coordinator Scott County Health Department The Iowa Mission of Mercy is a large scale, two-day community dental clinic where dental professionals and general volunteers donate their time to provide free oral health care to individuals who face barriers to receivin...

  • 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...