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  • Ask the Audiologist Ask the Audiologist

    Hearing Aids: Myth versus Fact By Ali Carmichael, Au.D. Audiology Consultants, P.C. For some people hearing aids and hearing loss may seem like taboo topic of conversation. Here, at Audiology Consultants, we want to shed some light on some Hearing and Hearing Aid related myths. MYTH: Hearing Aid...

  • Ella's Kitchen Ella’s Kitchen

    Summer is rapidly coming to an end. There is produce from the garden. Use it in salads and side dishes. Get out the crockpot for easy “cook all day” meals. Make a quick and easy dessert. All good ideas to enjoy in August. -Ella [Ella can be contacted at publisher@50pluslife.com or Ella – 50+...

  • Playing the Waiting Game Playing the Waiting Game

    ... there is little we can do about this necessary but intrusive inconvenience in our lives, perhaps we should concentrate on finding ways to be more positive about it.   By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite. Or waiting around for ...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    Thirty-Five Year Celebration By Eloise Graham This year, 50+ Lifestyles celebrates 35 years of publication. In 1987, Russ Myers of Bettendorf thought there should be a publication geared for the aging population. Sure, there was AARP the Magazine, but that was a national publication. Russ envisio...

  • Knowledge is Power Knowledge is Power

    We hold a monthly lecture series called Mindful Bites... In the last couple of months, we have had speakers covering Medicare, communicating with someone with Alzheimer’s, Preventing Falls – all are subjects worth listening to. By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village One of t...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles         Hot Summer Sizzling Sidewalk Everything our senses detect Conceals other things. What Is, a scrim, hides the real Behind facades of what lies About us. What we hear, see, Smell, and feel, the passing ...

  • Calendar of Events - June 2022 Calendar of Events – June 2022

    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 Groups...

  • Combating Higher Food Prices Combating Higher Food Prices

    By Mike Mathews Milestones Area Agency on Aging If you’re worried about the high costs of food, you’re certainly not alone. Rising prices at the grocery store have many Americans concerned, particularly older adults who live on a fixed or limited income. According to the U.S. Department of A...