Archive for Health & Wellness

  • 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...

  • Lunch-n-Learn - Hearing Loss – You are Invited! Lunch-n-Learn – Hearing Loss – You are Invited!

    By Karen McCoy Marketing Consultant at Ridgecrest Village Remember when you were young, you could probably hear just about everything but ignored what you didn’t want to hear, like your parents? And now that you are older you can’t hear quite as well as you use to? Hearing loss is a common pro...

  • Is Pork Good for You? Is Pork Good for You?

    By Nina Struss RD, LDN Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (309) 787-0273 nstruss@hy-vee.com Not all pork cuts are created equal, but they can all be part of a heart-healthy diet. Here’s what you need to know.   The Lean Side According to the National Pork Board, the pork that’s available tod...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Heather Sandy, MA, CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. October is Audiology Awareness Month: How’s Your Hearing? Hearing loss is the third most common physical condition behind arthritis and heart disease. Approximately 48 million Americans report some degree of hearing loss. While age is...

  • Calendar of Events - September 2019 Calendar of Events – September 2019

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Lunch and Learn at Ridgecrest Wednesday, September 18 in the Kooning Center at Ridgecrest, 4130 Northwest Blvd. 12 noon lunch buffet $5.00 with program at 1:30 (no charge for program only) Topic: Shoulder arthritis, presented by Dr. Ryan Dunley from ORA Ort...