Archive for Health & Wellness

  • You Don’t Have to Be Lonely You Don’t Have to Be Lonely

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village There have been many songs written about being lonely. We all experience periods of loneliness in our lives. As we age, however, it can become detrimental to our mental and physical wellbeing. A study done by Brigham Young University shows ...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Laura Schroeder, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. What Causes Hearing Loss? According to the National Institute on Deafness, roughly 1 in 8 people over the age of 12 have hearing loss in both ears. Hearing loss becomes more common as we age: hearing loss has a significant impact on 8.5% of ...

  • Be a Fan to Seniors Program Be a Fan to Seniors Program

    By Lorrie Blumberg CASI Director of Senior Services With the first day of summer fast approaching, our thoughts turn to fun in the sun with family and friends. For most people, these hot and steamy days are the best time of year but for older adults the summer months can be extremely dangerous. ...

  • The Mediterranean Diet: Is It Worth the Hype? The Mediterranean Diet: Is It Worth the Hype?

    By Katie Schaeffer, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (515) 695-3780       kschaeffer@hy-vee.com The Mediterranean Diet continues to make the list for best overall diet. It is plant-based, easy to follow, heart-healthy, appropriate for people living with diabetes, and just a general healthful...

  • Older Workers Proving to be Beneficial to Employers Older Workers Proving to be Beneficial to Employers

    By Mike Mathews Milestones Area Agency on Aging For some, retirement can’t come soon enough. Many workers count the days until they can punch out one last time and exit the workforce for good. However, this is not the case for all. For many, work provides enjoyment, purpose and financial stabili...

  • Calendar of Events - May 2022 Calendar of Events – May 2022

    If you have an upcoming event that you would like published, please 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 activity listed. Support Groups ...

  • Calendar of Events - April 2022 Calendar of Events – April 2022

    If you have an upcoming event that you would like published, please 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 activity listed. Support Grou...

  • Low Intensity Exercise  Does Not Bring Low Results Low Intensity Exercise Does Not Bring Low Results

    By Logan Anderson, BA, CPT, CIFT Owner of All Strong Fitness LLC What does it mean to complete a workout? Does a workout have to be filled with lots of sweat, a hard mental push to become your best self, and a feelling of “I just completed a hard workout?” Unfortunately, this idea that a wor...