Archive for Health & Wellness

  • Calendar of Events - June 2019 Calendar of Events – June 2019

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Veterans Experience Action Center July 19 & 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day. St. Ambrose University, Wellness & Rec. Center, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport. Parking off W. Lombard. The most comprehensive Veteran services event in the region. The Quad C...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Ellen Verlo, M.A., CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. Alzheimer’s and Hearing Loss Q: My mother has Alzheimer’s and hearing loss. Would it be a good idea for her to get hearing aids? A: Anyone with hearing loss should consider hearing aids. If a member of your family has Alzheimer’s or...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Goldercare Solutions Planning in the Face of Alzheimer’s What should we do in the face of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis? What does the future hold in store for us? How can we plan ahead for what’s coming? Alzheimer’s can be terrifying – for us and for our loved ones. And then, after the...

  • Grow Your Awareness of Elder Neglect Grow Your Awareness of Elder Neglect

    By Becky Passman Milestones AAA CEO (Interim) And: Kristine Skinner Milestones AAA Adult Rights Specialist In 2006, June 15 was established as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to promote a greater understanding and raise awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic factors which ...

  • June is National Dairy Month & National Men’s Health Week  is June 10th through 17th June is National Dairy Month & National Men’s Health Week is June 10th through 17th

    Try incorporating more dairy this month for improved health! By Lindsay Wiese, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (563) 355-5540     lwiese@hy-vee.com Men require more protein based on body weight than women do, which is why dairy products are GREAT. Dairy provides high quality, lean protein p...

  • Hey Quad Cities –  How Dementia-Friendly Are We? Hey Quad Cities – How Dementia-Friendly Are We?

    By Kathy Weiman, MPA, ECHM CEO, Alternatives Many of you have been there - the family social gathering with an older, loved family member who now has dementia.  Or, perhaps, you’ve been at a public space (library, post office, grocery store, etc.) and engaged with an old friend now caring for t...

  • Calendar of Events Calendar of Events

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Veterans Experience Action Center on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 at 9 am to 3 pm each day. St. Ambrose University, Lee Lohman Arena. The Quad Cities Veterans Experience Action Center (VEAC), is a collaboration between the Quad Cities Veterans Enga...

  • Connect, Create and Contribute Connect, Create and Contribute

    By Becky Passman Milestones AAA CEO May is Older Americans Month, and each year the Administration for Community Living designates a theme for the celebration. This year’s theme is “Connect, Create, Contribute”. Let’s take a moment to unpack and think about those three words for a moment. ...