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  • Calendar of Events | October 2020 Calendar of Events | October 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 -...

  • 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 ...

  • Ella’s Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    For October I have chosen a microwaveable option to a snack favorite, a new twist to the snack and an unusual hearty soup. If you are a fan of hot German salad, you will love this thick soup with the odd name of Dill Pickle Soup. Dill Pickle Soup (I am sharing the recipe as it was sent to...

  • Pastimes of the Past Six Months Pastimes of the Past Six Months

    By Eloise Graham Pastimes of the Past Six Months What have you been doing to while away the hours? Moi? Well, I have had “friends” over for morning coffee, afternoon tea, and a few happy hours. Granted, they did not wear masks or face coverings, but they don’t have faces. Also, they don...

  • Ella’s Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    Here it is September already. The growing season is coming to an end and we now reap what has been sown. Whether it is from your vegetable garden, the patio garden pots, your neighbor or The Farmers’ Markets make the best of the season. Experiment with new flavors as I did with the blueberry salsa...

  • Calendar of Events Calendar of Events

    At the time of this printing, most events and meetings have been postponed or cancelled. Here is some contact information for you. Open AA Meeting - Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association - Virtual support groups and program...

  • Calendar of Events - August 2020 Calendar of Events – August 2020

    At the time of this printing, most events and meetings have been postponed or cancelled. Here is some contact information for you. Open AA Meeting - Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association - Virtual support groups and program...

  • Post-Pandemic Adventures Post-Pandemic Adventures

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling Tuesday morning, July 7th we ventured out on our first major post-pandemic adventure. As many of you know, Gary and I love to travel. Since the onset of Covid-19 and the cancellation of most nonessential travel, we have been staying pretty close to home. We did sneak ...