Archive for Health & Wellness

  • 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...

  • Davenport Surgical Group and the Opioid Crisis Davenport Surgical Group and the Opioid Crisis

    By Joseph L. Lohmuller, M.D., F.A.C.S. Davenport Surgical Group Opioids are the go-to choice for treating surgical patients’ pain, but with the recent uptick of addiction, it’s becoming more important than ever that medical professionals improve the knowledge and management of pain in surgical...

  • Olympics –  Not Just for the Young! Part 1 of 2 Olympics – Not Just for the Young! Part 1 of 2

    By Karen McCoy Marketing Consultant at Ridgecrest Village We watch the Olympics on TV every four years. It looks exciting for all those competitors and I know I have thought if only I had the talent that those people have. Well, we just might! We have Olympic events right here in the Quad Cities f...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Emily Steffel, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. Top 5 Reasons to See an Audiologist You have noticed difficulty hearing, understanding speech, or following the flow of conversation and/or find yourself mentally exhausted at the end of the day. You no longer enjoy social events, make ...

  • Marching into March by Walking Laps at CASI Marching into March by Walking Laps at CASI

    By Laura L. Kopp, MS CASI President/CEO Every week, I am blessed by the smile and good cheer of one of our members. Some are here for exercise. Others are here for support. But nevertheless, they are all here for something they feel will make them happier or healthier. One member, in particular,...

  • Calendar of Events | February 2020 Calendar of Events | February 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...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Emily Steffel, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. What’s new in hearing aid technology? There are three main “new things” in the world of hearing aids. First, there are hearing aids that utilize rechargeable batteries rather than the traditional disposable batteries.  The use of recha...

  • Quad City Family Caregiver Conference Quad City Family Caregiver Conference

    By Chris White Marketing and PR Coordinator Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging When my mom had her two knee replacement surgeries, I helped take care of her. I’d sit with her, make meals and attend to her personal needs. Now that she’s fully recovered and more independent, I still help with...