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  • Calendar of Events | February 2019 Calendar of Events | February 2019

    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...

  • Ella's Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    February, the month of chocolate and hearts. I have shared recipes that have reduced fat content. The two beef recipes are recipes from the American Heart Association. The apple snack is from the Eating Healthy Snacks Guide. - Ella Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake Light and Luscious* Ingred...

  • It’s RMD Time Again!! –  Avoid these 6 Common Errors It’s RMD Time Again!! – Avoid these 6 Common Errors

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor As a New Year begins and thoughts of income tax preparations are in the back of our minds, another tax item surfaces. Required minimum distributions, often referred to as RMDs or minimum required distributions, ar...

  • Winter Iowa Senior Games to be Held in the Quad Cities Winter Iowa Senior Games to be Held in the Quad Cities

    Sports and Events offered for Men and Women ages 50+ For the third straight February, the Iowa Senior Games is bringing competition opportunities to the Quad Cities. Nearly 250 athletes from around the Midwest are expected to compete in the third annual Winter Iowa Senior Games, presented by Hea...

  • Upcoming Caregiver Conference Upcoming Caregiver Conference

    By Sheila Mooney Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging       You are a caregiver if you… Take your mother to the doctor Grocery shop for your neighbor Help pay bills for a senior Wash laundry for your father Help raise you...

  • Calendar of Events | January 2019 Calendar of Events | January 2019

    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 Qua...

  • Ella’s Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    Have you finished off the last of the holiday baking, the candies and rich foods? Maybe you are thinking of healthy dietary changes to start off the new year. Remember, color is your friend. Bright, deep colored fruits and vegetables. - Ella [Ella can be contacted at publisher@50pluslife.com or El...

  • Interesting Facts about Popular Holiday Plants Interesting Facts about Popular Holiday Plants

    By Richard Jauron and Willy Klein Iowa State University Extension What are some interesting facts about the poinsettia?   The poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is native to southern Mexico and Guatemala. Poinsettias were introduced into the United States by Joel Roberts Poinsett, the United S...