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  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    21 Steps By Eloise Graham Peonies and irises in bloom. These remind me of Memorial Day. Family picnics at the old farmhouse in a rural community in Kansas. These remind me of Memorial Day. Placing flowers and flags at gravesites in various cemeteries. Yes, this reminds me of Memorial Day. Memorial...

  • Aging and You Aging and You

    May Celebrations – Connections By Julie Arndt Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village We celebrate many things in May. May Day (May 1) we celebrate the coming of summer. Many of us can recall dancing around a maypole as children and sharing little baskets of May flowers with friends. We cele...

  • Calendar of Events | MAY 2024 Calendar of Events | MAY 2024

    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...

  • Calendar of Events | APRIL 2024 Calendar of Events | APRIL 2024

    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...

  • April Is for Diamonds April Is for Diamonds

    By Eloise Graham Diamond is the birthstone The gem diamond is the birthstone for April. Chemically speaking, it is merely a piece of carbon whose atoms are arranged in a diamond cubic. A big chunk of black coal is also chemically carbon but with a different structure to the atoms. Russia mines ...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    April Questions By Q.C. Jones Your erstwhile friend and literary pal QC Jones has been thinking a lot lately. Perhaps questioning life, or maybe questioning the art of asking questions. Ever since I was a pollywog of a person, I have been famous for asking questions. My parents were kind and lovin...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    March and one April Holiday Celebrated By Q.C. Jones As I sit down to my trusty keyboard and begin the process of writing something insanely interesting and witty about the month of March, several ideas are popping around in my mind.  First thought, I could wax elegantly on special days and weeks...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office STAY HEALTHY AND INDEPENDENT WITH THE SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM Are you eligible for Social Security retirement benefits or already receiving them?  Did you know that you can also receive healthy meals and other nutr...