Archive for Personal Growth

  • Calendar of Events - July 2018 Calendar of Events – July 2018

    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 Q...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Diana Spranger GolderCare Solutions Role Reversal with Older Parents As a young girl growing up, I remember thinking “Someday” I can do what I want. I dreamed about being in high school, driving a car, living on my own, drinking alcohol, and being old enough to vote. As years passed I even...

  • The Empowerment of Travel The Empowerment of Travel

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” Mark Twain Men and women have always traveled for various...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston “It’s that time of year again: time to get ready for local, county, regional and state fairs. Will you be able to spend an afternoon or evening in the Grand Stand, or on the midway with family and friends? Are you tempted by food stand offering the best summer treats you could ...

  • Let's Talk - Part 2 Let’s Talk – Part 2

    Part 2 of a 2 part series. By Karen McCoy Marketing Consultant Ridgecrest Village         Mary Huebbe Marketing Director Ridgecrest Village         Ideally, you read last month’s article and gave it some thought. Maybe you have sta...

  • The Benefits of a Continuing Care Retirement Community The Benefits of a Continuing Care Retirement Community

    Information from Friendship Manor All of the terms can be confusing: skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, memory care, life care community and Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). With so many types of care available, it can be difficult to know what retirement lifestyle fi...

  • Make Your Surgery Safe Make Your Surgery Safe

    By Joseph L. Lohmuller, MD, MS, FACS Davenport Surgical Group P.C. Surgery involves the risk of complications. Anything that can be done to make a surgery safer is worth an effort... The patient in my office was a little surprised when I told him I would strongly recommend he stop smoking before ...

  • You’re Never Too Old to Learn New Things and Fulfill New Challenges You’re Never Too Old to Learn New Things and Fulfill New Challenges

    By Eloise Graham Last year, 2017, 50+ Lifestyles celebrated its 30th anniversary of publication. This month, I celebrate my 10th anniversary of being affiliated with 50+ Lifestyles. It has been a rewarding, learning and invigorating experience. It has proven to me that one is never too old to lea...