Archive for Personal Growth

  • Hidden Gems Hidden Gems

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling "Small towns are like hidden gems waiting to be discovered. They may be small, but the beauty and wonder that they offer are immeasurable." "Living in a small town may seem like living in isolation, but in reality, it is an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of the...

  • Calendar of Events | JUNE 2024 Calendar of Events | JUNE 2024

    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 Grou...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles. Other Realm The land spreads before me in amber eventide As scintillant rays of the setting sun tincture In resplendent relief wispy, fugitive clouds Before my upswept eyes. All that is real in the day releases its fastness And gives way ...

  • The Season of Hope! The Season of Hope!

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “It is difficult to say what is possible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.                                    ... Robert H. Goddard With spring comes a resurgence of hope. The arrival of buds on the tre...

  • Calendar of Events | MAY 2024 Calendar of Events | MAY 2024

    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 Grou...

  • Celebrating the people we are meant to be during Older Americans Month Celebrating the people we are meant to be during Older Americans Month

    ... you can find yourself again at CASI. Come as you are and become who you were always meant to be. By Laura L. Kopp, MS CASI President/CEO David Bowie once said, “Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.”  As I write this, I am one day ...

  • Colorful and Edible Colorful and Edible

    In Loving Memory ... The following is a repeat of an article that first appeared in the March 2009 edition of 50+Lifestyles. We present this encore in loving memory of the author, Shelli Tague, a former proofreader of 50+Lifestyles, who recently passed at the age of 98. She loved the many aspects o...

  • Gearing Up for the  33rd Annual QC Senior Olympic Games  May 18–June 1, 2024 www.qcsogo.org Gearing Up for the 33rd Annual QC Senior Olympic Games May 18–June 1, 2024 www.qcsogo.org

    By Rhonda Elsbury Board Member [caption id="attachment_14989" align="alignleft" width="225"] A medalist in the cycling event.[/caption] We are gearing up for the 33rd Annual QC Senior Olympic Games, and we’re excited to gather again, see friends, make new friends, award medals, and cheer ...