Archive for Health & Wellness

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Margaret Christiansen, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. What is an OTC hearing aid and how does it differ from traditional hearing aids? With the passing of the Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, the FDA will be creating a category for Over the Counter (OTC) hearing aids by 2020. Thi...

  • 109 Years of Dedicated Service to the Quad Cities 109 Years of Dedicated Service to the Quad Cities

    By Davenport Surgical Group At Davenport Surgical Group, we are committed to providing high-quality care, in a compassionate manner, in order to return patients to a state of optimal health as quickly as possible. Davenport Surgical Group has been instrumental in the development of several progr...

  • Learn about the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Learn about the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village Today, an estimated 47 million people worldwide have some form of dementia, including more than 5 million Americans. Learning as much as you can is the first step toward taking control of your life or helping someone you know with this disea...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Emily Steffel, Au.D., CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. Q: Am I at risk for hearing loss? What can I do to lower my risk? A: Everyone is at risk for hearing loss. Hearing loss can be caused by many factors; genetics, birth defects, diseases, medication effects, physical trauma, and noise expos...

  • Calendar of Events - October 2019 Calendar of Events – October 2019

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Welcome to Medicare - Tuesday October 15 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. A free seminar offered by the State of Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information (SHIIP) and Center for Active Seniors, Inc (CASI) for Iowans who want to learn more about Medicare. Registration ...

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    By Goldercare Solutions Hospice: What Does Hospice Really Mean? When the word “hospice” is mentioned, people generally think of the immediate death of the person they are discussing. The truth is that hospice is much more than dying, with more value than it is often given credit for. At Gold...

  • Age is but a Number Age is but a Number

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Age is an issue of mind over matter; if you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” … Mark Twain I recently read something that struck a chord with me. “When you’re young you have time and energy, but no money. When you’re middle-aged, you have energy and mon...

  • Wind Dancer in the Hilltop Campus Village Wind Dancer in the Hilltop Campus Village

    The Hilltop Business Association is so very happy to introduce you to one of the newest businesses in the Hilltop Campus Village. Welcome the Wind Dancer. A little bit of fashion, a little bit of accessory, a little bit of fragrance and oil... plus more. Truly a unique boutique with a story to its b...