Archive for Health & Wellness

  • Calendar of Events Calendar of Events

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Aging Solo Academy - a six week series held on Wednesday afternoons, 3 - 5 pm at the Moline Public Library. Starts August 14. Hosted by GolderCare Solutions in collaboration with Iowa Senior Services. This is geared toward the Seniors that are in need of mo...

  • Long-Distance Caregiving Long-Distance Caregiving

    By Tammy Bryant Fiscal Director, Alternatives Those trips to Florida just aren’t what they used to be... Nothing in this life prepares us for the transition from adult daughter or son to “long-distance caregiver.” Though I have been working for a social service agency serving the frail el...

  • 4 Things Your Breakfast Needs If You Want to Feel Full Until Lunch 4 Things Your Breakfast Needs If You Want to Feel Full Until Lunch

    By Tristyn Rivera, RD, LDN Hy-Vee Registered Dietician 1416dietitian1@hy-vee.com A simple formula to build a better back-to-school breakfast. Have you ever felt hungry within an hour of eating breakfast? We’ve all been there, glancing at the watch only to find out you still have 2 hours until ...

  • A Special Offer at Main at Locust Pharmacy ­in the Hilltop Campus Village A Special Offer at Main at Locust Pharmacy ­in the Hilltop Campus Village

    Main at Locust Pharmacy and Medical Supplies has been a long-standing member of the Hilltop Community, having started at its current location in 1962, and continue serving the community for over 50 years. Over the years, many things have changed in the community, but Main at Locust remains. We are a...

  • Preparing and Organizing Legal Documents for the Future Preparing and Organizing Legal Documents for the Future

    By Karen McCoy Marketing Consultant at Ridgecrest Village Here are a couple of stories that many may relate to: Charles and Doris: Charles and Doris have been married for 53 years. He was in charge of the family affairs; paying bills, tending to insurance needs and so much more. Charles had a str...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Kathy Nitz Lead Benefits Advocate GolderCare Solutions The Nursing Home and You – Why You Need Someone on Your Side Many times the decision for placement in a Nursing Home comes after an accident or health emergency. The doctor informs us that our loved one would best be served in a long ...

  • PUNCH and Hilltop Campus Village Urban Garden PUNCH and Hilltop Campus Village Urban Garden

    By Scott Tunnicliff Hilltop Campus Village PUNCH and Hilltop Campus Village, with great help from Genesis Marketing and Communications and others, has worked to increase the amount of nutritious food available to the community, as well as to help build community in the neighborhoods. Multiple Urba...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Margaret Christiansen, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. Currently, there is no cure for tinnitus but there are treatment options that can provide relief. What can I do about this constant ringing in my ears? Tinnitus is described as a ringing or buzzing sound heard in one’s ears or head...