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  • Debunked by the Dietitian:  Common Cooking Myths Solved! Debunked by the Dietitian: Common Cooking Myths Solved!

    By Katie Schaeffer, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietician (563) 359-9323 KSchaeffer@hy-vee.com Do you ever feel intimidated to get in the kitchen all because of “cooking rules” you have heard of? Some of the most common cooking claims you may have run across in your lifetime simply are not true....

  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    By Kevin Kock, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. Masks, Hearing, and Hearing Aids- Oh my! How facemasks can reduce communication. Since the start of COVID, many patients and families have been saying the same thing: “I cannot understand you with that mask on!” As a licensed audiologist, my...

  • Phone Fraud is Real Phone Fraud is Real

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village There have been numerous articles and newscasts about various scams that target the elderly. Recently I witnessed firsthand how real this threat can be. I was in a local retail store in line behind an elderly lady buying a large number of g...

  • A Tribute to Max Molleston A Tribute to Max Molleston

    By Eloise Graham On October 8, 2020, we were saddened by the passing of one of our friends and contributors to 50+ Lifestyles magazine. Max Molleston had been penning poetry or sharing other poets and their works in his column in 50+ Lifestyles for over two decades. He often shared some of his own ...

  • October is National Fire Prevention Month – Red Cross Tips for Home Fire Safety October is National Fire Prevention Month – Red Cross Tips for Home Fire Safety

    By Drew Brown American Red Cross of Illinois Regional Communications Manager Every second counts when there is a home fire. The American Red Cross responds to a disaster every eight minutes in the U.S., most of which are home fires. Having working smoke alarms and a home fire escape plan are two ...

  • Lighting Up the Christmas Season Lighting Up the Christmas Season

    By Christina Sandry Marketing Director, Chick-Fil-A, Davenport, Iowa The Christmas season usually brings joys of family get togethers, work Christmas parties, and a myriad of events and activities to participate in to celebrate the season. But as we near the end of this year, we have seen that the...

  • Calendar of Events | October 2020 Calendar of Events | October 2020

    There are some new events added to the calendar. If you have an upcoming event that you would like published mail info to: 50+Lifestyles, P. O. Box 2125, Davenport, IA, 52809 Attn: Eloise or email: publisher@50pluslife.com Attn: Eloise. Support Groups and Informational Seminars Open AA Meeting -...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office WHEN SHOULD YOU START RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS? We’re often asked, “What’s the best age to start receiving retirement benefits?” The answer is: there’s not a single “best age” for everyone. The m...