Archive for Health & Wellness

  • Calendar of Events - October 2021 Calendar of Events – October 2021

    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 ...

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    By Jamie Long, Chief Patient Advocate GolderCare Solutions, Unlimited, LLC Sometimes Your Only Choice is the Lesser of Evils You’ve been there before. We’ve all had to face it from time to time in life, particularly so in caregiving. It’s a classic situation. You suddenly realize there i...

  • What is Lifecare? What is Lifecare?

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village Ridgecrest Village is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that offers different levels of care for those 62 and older. We have Independent, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation and 24-hour nursing care all located on one ca...

  • Why “Posture” Why “Posture”

    By Logan Anderson, BA, CPT, CIFT Owner of All Strong Fitness LLC When was the last time you thought to yourself, “I need to work on my posture.” For me, I think of this almost daily. The idea that my posture is wrong and needs to be fixed has been instilled into myself, and likely many others ...

  • Area Agencies on Aging Offer Social Opportunities for Older Americans Area Agencies on Aging Offer Social Opportunities for Older Americans

    By Mike Mathews Milestones Area Agency on Aging Among the many cultural adjustments we have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the change to our social routines may be most notable. And while, we are slowly working our way back towards “normalcy,” many find that their previous social ou...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Kevin Kock, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. Five Facts about Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids As a licensed audiologist, one of my favorite things to do is to work with my patients to find hearing solutions that work for their lifestyle, communication needs, and budget. Every day, I discuss opt...

  • The Perks and Possibilities of Pumpkin The Perks and Possibilities of Pumpkin

    By Nina Struss RDN, LDN Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (515) 695-3779 nstruss@hy-vee.com Happy fall, y’all! October is often associated with pumpkin, and rightfully so as Halloween is the first holiday celebrated this season. From carving pumpkins to ordering this flavor at our favorite coffee sho...

  • Who are you  Calling Old? Who are you Calling Old?

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village When I was younger and living on a farm, helping with fieldwork and livestock, and raising three young sons, I was always exhausted. There were many nights I barely had enough energy to eat before I would crawl into bed. My theme song was Ga...