Archive for Personal Growth

  • 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...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston Do we carry over things into the new year? Of course! Holiday bills plus good memories. This column might (may) carry over the year 2018 on checks and other documents. So it is with us. Do you recall those cute poems in the December column? The one by Dorothy Aldis that began “I ...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones The Taylorville Tornadoes Insider information: The Editors at 50+ Lifestyles have asked your pal, confidant and erstwhile correspondent to step outside his normal comfort zone and provide something serious to commemorate the launch of 2019. Normally (if even a variation of the word...

  • Surrounded by Friends Surrounded by Friends

    Information from Friendship Manor In the 14 years that Myrtie has lived at Friendship Manor, she’s made many friends. Her secret? Just visit with everybody! Myrtie served on Friendship Manor’s welcome committee for many years and would lead by example and encourage residents to talk with ever...

  • The Wisdom of Age The Wisdom of Age

    No matter your age, may you feel the wisdom of the words below... By Mary Schricker Gemberling As 2018 draws to a close it’s that time again to reflect on what was and think about what’s to come. With age comes the wisdom to see the blessings in one’s life. I often think about the old saying...

  • Friends of CASI Annual Campaign Friends of CASI Annual Campaign

    By Laura L. Kopp, MS CASI President/CEO “There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship.”                                                  - Author Unknown For the Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) our “Friend-ships” are the ves...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Jamie Long GolderCare Solutions Founder and Lead Patient Advocate Ready for the New Year Each New Year brings an opportunity to start fresh...to resolve to change and improve something in our lives. Most Americans make some form of New Year’s resolution. Most resolutions are health-relate...

  • 10 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution 10 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

    Be Realistic - The surest way to fall short of your goal is to make your goal unattainable. Plan Ahead. - Don’t make your resolution on New Year’s Eve. Outline Your Plan.    Make a “Pros” and “Cons” List. Talk About It.  Reward Yourself.  Track Your Progress....