Archive for Retirement

  • Don’t Let Downsizing Overwhelm Don’t Let Downsizing Overwhelm

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village Right now, the real estate market is hot, and houses are selling quicker than ever before. There are people who would love to sell their house but are overwhelmed by or just don’t know how to go about downsizing, especially a family home t...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office FIVE WAYS TO APPLY FOR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS ONLINE We continue to make it easier for you to access our programs and benefits. Our website offers a convenient way to apply for benefits online. You can apply onlin...

  • Ridgecrest Village, My Home Ridgecrest Village, My Home

    By Gary Heath I moved into Ridgecrest Village for seniors in Davenport in late summer, 2020. I chose an apartment overlooking the driveway that circles under a porte-cochere that shelters the main entrance to residences for seniors, denoted as Eastridge, Northridge, and Terrace. (Some prefer one of...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office THREE WAYS TO ACHIEVE INDEPENDENCE WITH SOCIAL SECURITY Celebrating our nation’s independence every year on July 4 is a point of joy and pride. For more than 85 years, our programs have helped provide financial inde...

  • Social Security Myths that Refuse to Die Social Security Myths that Refuse to Die

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor Given Social Security’s importance, concerns about its current and future state are understandable and widespread. Some of those worries and the many changes to the program in its 85-year history have given rise...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office OUTREACH TO VULNERABLE POPULATIONS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC People who struggle with low-income, limited English proficiency, homelessness, or with mental illness have historically relied on meeting with us in pe...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office SOCIAL SECURITY AND PROTECTING ELDERS FROM SCAMS World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is on June 15. On this day, and throughout the month, communities, seniors, caregivers, governments, organizations, and the private sect...

  • April Showers  Bring May Flowers  and Oh So Much More! April Showers Bring May Flowers and Oh So Much More!

    By Karen McCoy Lifestyle Coordinator, Ridgecrest Village The first day of May is May Day. I remember making May baskets and delivering them to neighbors. Flowers bloom, the grass turns green, and we see the beginnings of new birth. The sun is dominant in the sky, the light nurtures the land and ...