Archive for Personal Growth

  • Calendar of Events - October 2021 Calendar of Events – October 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 Groups ...

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    By Jamie Long, Chief Patient Advocate GolderCare Solutions, Unlimited, LLC Sometimes Your Only Choice is the Lesser of Evils You’ve been there before. We’ve all had to face it from time to time in life, particularly so in caregiving. It’s a classic situation. You suddenly realize there i...

  • What is Lifecare? What is Lifecare?

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village Ridgecrest Village is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that offers different levels of care for those 62 and older. We have Independent, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation and 24-hour nursing care all located on one ca...

  • AmeriCorps service opportunities let you ‘Be the Greater good!’ AmeriCorps service opportunities let you ‘Be the Greater good!’

    By Riley Vaughan Program Manager City of Davenport AmeriCorps/Youth Corps program As thousands of “Baby Boomers” head for retirement, it can leave open spaces in what was once a filled to the brim calendar of work obligations. With the free time that retirement allows, it could be a great tim...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles       Seagull with French Fry A gray and white seagull atop A light standard above a fast Food franchise descries a French fry tossed out a car Window, he thinks just for Him. He swoops down and Grabs his golden pr...

  • Enjoying Life Enjoying Life

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “The morning light shimmered through the trees and gave the lake an otherworldly hue. Everything in summer Michigan seemed to have a  soft shimmer to it, as though God had hung gauze over the sky and softly scattered glitter  on all His creations.”........Viola Sh...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Kari Smith Remember to Step Back and Enjoy the Moment On Thursday, August 12th, Iowa had the opportunity to host a major league baseball game for the first time ever because of a movie that was filmed in Dyersville, Iowa in 1989. Field of Dreams is a great baseball movie, probably one of the ...

  • Who are you  Calling Old? Who are you Calling Old?

    By Anne Coffman Marketing Director at Ridgecrest Village When I was younger and living on a farm, helping with fieldwork and livestock, and raising three young sons, I was always exhausted. There were many nights I barely had enough energy to eat before I would crawl into bed. My theme song was Ga...