Archive for Health & Wellness

  • From Garden to Table From Garden to Table

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “A healthy outside starts from the inside”                                                  ... Robert Urich As a young teenager growing up in St. Louis, the first thing I did when I burst through the front door after school was call my m...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Emily Steffel, Au.D., CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. Question: I just got new hearing aids.  If I plan to clean them myself (like they taught me how to when I was fit with them) how often should my hearing aids be looked at by my audiologist? Answer: Your hearing aids should be cleaned a...

  • 3 Back-to-School Breakfasts That Take Less Than  10 Minutes to Prep 3 Back-to-School Breakfasts That Take Less Than 10 Minutes to Prep

    By Nina Struss, RDN, LDN Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (309) 787-0273 nstruss@hy-vee.com When health is on your mind but time is not on your side, reach for these easy meal options to start the day. You want your family to wake up to a breakfast packed with whole grains and healthy nutrients, but...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Kathy Nitz GolderCare Solutions Benefits: Insurance, Medicare and Public Entitlements It is all so confusing! Normally when we go to the hospital, we are facing a health crisis and who is paying for it is not the first thought in our minds. We just need to feel better and interacting with t...

  • Targeting Seniors – How to Prevent Becoming a Victim Targeting Seniors – How to Prevent Becoming a Victim

    By Kathy Malmloff CASI Director of Senior Services Home burglaries and financial scams, they are crimes of opportunity that target older adults. They have become so prevalent that they’re now considered “the crime of the 21st century.” Why?  It’s because seniors are thought to have a sig...

  • Calendar of Events - July 2018 Calendar of Events – July 2018

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting – There are ongoing open meetings every Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening at 7 pm. Location: 1706 Brady Street, Suite 105, Davenport. For more information contact Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org Q...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Diana Spranger GolderCare Solutions Role Reversal with Older Parents As a young girl growing up, I remember thinking “Someday” I can do what I want. I dreamed about being in high school, driving a car, living on my own, drinking alcohol, and being old enough to vote. As years passed I even...

  • Get the Medicare Benefits You Deserve Get the Medicare Benefits You Deserve

    By Peggy Dykes Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging Every dollar counts these days, sometimes you just need to know where to find them. If you have Medicare and you are struggling to pay for your prescriptions, medical co-pays, and deductibles, you may qualify for extra...