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  • Calendar of Events | MAY 2024 Calendar of Events | MAY 2024

    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 Grou...

  • Kari’s Kitchen Kari’s Kitchen

    Cucumber Salad 2 lbs of thinly sliced cucumber 1 small red onion, sliced to your preference 5 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp granulated sugar 4 tsp salt 1 tsp ground black pepper 2 Tbsp chopped chives Directions: Combine cucumber, onion, vinegar, salt, sug...

  • Colorful and Edible Colorful and Edible

    In Loving Memory ... The following is a repeat of an article that first appeared in the March 2009 edition of 50+Lifestyles. We present this encore in loving memory of the author, Shelli Tague, a former proofreader of 50+Lifestyles, who recently passed at the age of 98. She loved the many aspects o...

  • Calendar of Events | APRIL 2024 Calendar of Events | APRIL 2024

    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 Grou...

  • Yard and Garden: How to Manage Garden Plants that Break Dormancy Early Yard and Garden: How to Manage Garden Plants that Break Dormancy Early

    By Aaron J. Steil and Jeffery Iles Iowa State University Recent warm temperatures across Iowa have many gardeners concerned as they have seen buds on trees and shrubs swell and break, and foliage of perennials and spring bulbs emerge in February, much sooner than they normally would. This puts pla...

  • Kari’s Kitchen Kari’s Kitchen

    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork 1/2 onion, finely chopped (optional) 3/4 cup ketchup 3 tbsp. tomato paste 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. mustard powder 1 tsp. cumin 1 (3- to 4-lb.) pork shoulder, trimmed of excess fat Buns, for se...

  • Aging and You Aging and You

    Thrive, not just Survive By Julie Arndt Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village For the most part we have been fortunate to enjoy a relatively mild winter this year, yet the promise of warm rains and the smell of spring keeps many who have been homebound and isolated focused on better days ahe...

  • National  Reading Month National Reading Month

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go”                                  ... Dr. Seuss March is national reading month and was so designated to pay tribute to the March 2nd b...