Archive for Personal Growth

  • A Strange Year A Strange Year

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength” .......Dalai Lama A few years ago Gary and I asked three other couples to join us on a trip to Ireland and England. Two of the couples were my neighbors and good friends in Iowa and the others had been Gary’s...

  • Calendar of Events | April 2021 Calendar of Events | April 2021

    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 Group...

  • Calendar of Events | March 2021 Calendar of Events | March 2021

    If you have an upcoming event hat 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...

  • My Happy Place My Happy Place

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “I followed my heart, and it led me to the beach” I have always found it easier to write when at the beach on a beautiful, sunny day. It must be the calming effect of the water lapping at the sandy shore or perhaps it is the infusion of vitamin D, known as the “s...

  • Goal Setting for Older Individuals Goal Setting for Older Individuals

    By Logan Anderson, BA, CPT, CIFT Owner of All Strong Fitness LLC Through the years, it is likely that seniors have had numerous different goals in their daily lives. Whether this be goals related to finances, health, or even relationships, setting goals is something most individuals do to stay mot...

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    By Kathy Nitz GolderCare Solutions Getting Your Ducks in Order Getting your “ducks in a row” or getting your “ducks in order” are fairly common phrases that can apply to almost any aspect of life. It can be used when coaching kids, when planning a vacation, when starting any project or ...

  • And the Cycle Continues And the Cycle Continues

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling My first recollection of Florida was as a child of nine or ten traveling with my sister in the back of the family station wagon. In the days before seat belts, we would while away the hours reading or playing games on the large mattress in the back of the car. We exci...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles.         Winter Looks to Spring Leaves Leaves no longer whisper. Winter cut them down to Rot, their soft solace gone. Through snow, ice, cold, And harsh routine, we look Forward to their return, Trees leafing...