Archive for Health & Wellness

  • Calendar of Events - April 2019 Calendar of Events – April 2019

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Veterans Experience Action Center on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 at 9 am to 3 pm each day. St. Ambrose University, Lee Lohman Arena. The Quad Cities Veterans Experience Action Center (VEAC), is a collaboration between the Quad Cities Veterans Enga...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Emily Steffel, Au.D., CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. Q: My hearing aids are 5 years old, why should I upgrade? A: There can be many reasons a patient may opt to upgrade their current hearing aids. Like everything else in our modern world hearing aid technology continues to evolve. The manuf...

  • Planning for the Unexpected Planning for the Unexpected

    By Telly Papanikolaou Program Director, Alternatives Life’s twists and turns can take us by surprise which is why it’s important to plan for unexpected events related to health and finances. Advanced financial planning gives us control and options for effectively dealing with these possibiliti...

  • How to Choose  the Best Protein Powder How to Choose the Best Protein Powder

    By Chrissy Watters, MS, RD, LDN Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (309) 793-0684 cwatters@hy-vee.com If you’ve ever shopped for protein powder, you already know: Options are endless. There’s whey, there’s soy, there’s even pea protein, hemp protein and egg white protein powders. Is one better ...

  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Quad Cities Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Quad Cities

    Information from theSusan G. Komen Race for the Cure Quad Cities The Komen Quad Cities Race for the Cure is embarking on an important milestone~ 30 years of celebrating survivorship and raising funds in the fight against breast cancer. The Race has named Lisa Craig, 59, of Moline, as the honorar...

  • Calendar of Events March 2019 Calendar of Events March 2019

    Sports, Cards and Games Cards at the Bettendorf Community Center - Bettendorf Seniors group invites anyone in the Quad Cities, age 50 or over, to join us in playing cards at the Bettendorf Community Center, 2204 Grant Street, Bettendorf We get together to play “500” every Tuesday & Thursday...

  • March is National Nutrition Month March is National Nutrition Month

    Many older adults may not know how to make food choices that will provide a healthy balance of nutrients and calories... By Sheila Mooney Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging National Nutrition Month is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual nutrition education ...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Emily Steffel, Au.D., CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. What is new in today’s hearing aid technology? There are so many exciting new things in hearing aid technology! Some hearing aids are now completely rechargeable. These hearing aids plug into a charger each night, just like your phone, ...