Archive for Health & Wellness

  • Calendar of Events December 2018 Calendar of Events December 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 Qu...

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Katie Oestreich, Au.D., CCC-A Audiology Consultants, P.C. I’m having trouble hearing and think I might need hearing aids but I’m not sure if I’m ready to take that leap. How can I learn more about hearing aids without making a commitment? Purchasing hearing aids and wearing them consist...

  • Bouncing Back from Overindulgence at Holiday Meals Bouncing Back from Overindulgence at Holiday Meals

    By Lindsay Wiese, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (563) 355-5540 lwiese@hy-vee.com If you haven’t yet conquered the goal of eating less and “everything in moderation” over the holidays, you’re not alone. But don’t give up yet! Rather than settling for feeling sluggish and uncomfort...

  • The TALK The TALK

    By Erin Hanna Associate Director, Alternatives No one likes those awkward, uncomfortable conversations we have with our closest loved ones. Your parents probably had one with you in your teens, and now it’s your turn to return the favor. How do you talk to your parents about future care preferen...

  • It’s Time

    By Jan Rittmer Happy family of Ridgecrest Village Four years ago, being in our mid-seventies, able-bodied, active, and able to make our own decisions, my husband, Roger, and I moved from our long-time home into senior living.  We left some things behind reluctantly, but we gladly abandoned the la...

  • Calendar of Events November 2018 Calendar of Events November 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 Qu...

  • Six Things Everyone Should Know About Diabetes Six Things Everyone Should Know About Diabetes

    By Heather Kearney, RDN, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (563) 324-9948 hkearney@hy-vee.com November is National Diabetes Month. It’s probably not what you want to think about during the holiday season, but frankly, what better time to bring awareness? Diabetes is a disease that happens when yo...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Diana Spranger Registered Nurse GolderCare Solutions Hospice: What Does Hospice Really Mean? When the word “hospice” comes up in conversation, people often shift their thoughts to “immediate death” for the person they are discussing. I would like to address some of the myths of hospic...