Archive for Health & Wellness

  • Embody the Spirit of the Holidays Embody the Spirit of the Holidays

    By Mike Mathews Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging The holiday season is here. Regardless of whatever one’s celebration traditions may be, this is typically viewed as a time of cheer, joy, and comfort in family and friends. While gatherings may take on a different look in 2020, the support of lo...

  • Let’s Holiday Healthier, Together! Let’s Holiday Healthier, Together!

    By Nina Struss RDN, LDN Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (515) 695-3779 nstruss@hy-vee.com ’Twas the night before Christmas break and sugary sweets were all through the house. Every curious creature would take part in cookie sampling, including your spouse. There’s something about celebrating the...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Kevin Kock, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. Holidays with the Family - How Hearing Aids CAN Help! The Holiday season is a time for friends, family, and fun. The sweet aroma of cookies and cakes fill the house with joy. Laughter echoes throughout the house as loved ones gather and share pre...

  • Calendar of Events - December 2020 Calendar of Events – December 2020

    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. Please submit by the 10th of the month prior to the month you want the activity listed. Support Groups an...

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

  • Debunked by the Dietitian:  Common Cooking Myths Solved! Debunked by the Dietitian: Common Cooking Myths Solved!

    By Katie Schaeffer, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (563) 359-9323 KSchaeffer@hy-vee.com Do you ever feel intimidated to get in the kitchen all because of “cooking rules” you have heard of? Some of the most common cooking claims you may have run across in your lifetime simply are not true....

  • Family Caregiving: One of the Toughest Jobs Family Caregiving: One of the Toughest Jobs

    By Mike Mathews Graphic Design and Marketing Coordinator Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging Independence is something easily taken for granted. Most of us go through our daily lives with the notion that our most basic needs are will be easily met. Whether it’s getting out of bed in the morning,...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Kevin Kock, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. Masks, Hearing, and Hearing Aids- Oh my! How facemasks can reduce communication. Since the start of COVID, many patients and families have been saying the same thing: “I cannot understand you with that mask on!” As a licensed audiologist, my...