Archive for Personal Growth

  • Calendar of Events Calendar of Events

    Support Groups and Informational Seminars Veterans Experience Action Center on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 at 9 am to 3 pm each day. St. Ambrose University, Lee Lohman Arena. The Quad Cities Veterans Experience Action Center (VEAC), is a collaboration between the Quad Cities Veterans Enga...

  • Connect, Create and Contribute Connect, Create and Contribute

    By Becky Passman Milestones AAA CEO May is Older Americans Month, and each year the Administration for Community Living designates a theme for the celebration. This year’s theme is “Connect, Create, Contribute”. Let’s take a moment to unpack and think about those three words for a moment. ...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston We never hold back presenting and/or reviewing poetry by talented writers from lands we know little or nothing about, appreciating difference or tribute “sameness” as verses in their chosen order meet print. Many of us connect the same feelings and acceptance as a poem is recit...

  • Girls Trip Girls Trip

    By Mary Schricker Gemberling “The importance of good friends in our lives is like the importance of our Heartbeats! Though they are not always visible, they silently support our life”………………..Anonymous Most of us feel better when going on a vacation with friends or family. Recent st...

  • Memories in the Making Memories in the Making

    Dozens of artists in the Quad Cities will have their beautiful art creations go on display on May 17th at The Spotlight Event Center in Moline, Illinois, as part of the Alzheimer’s Association Iowa Chapter Memories in the Making® program in the Quad Cities. Memories in the Making is an art pro...

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston Some of you readers are fond of the poems of Robert Frost, and you have paid up to get his publications. I paid some forty dollars for a comprehensive volume at a bookstore, and two or three dollars for the same book at an annual sale at the Coralville Library. The late Dick Mackin...

  • Young at Heart Young at Heart

    By Chaplain Doug Shook Chaplain at Ridgecrest Village My office at Ridgecrest Village has a window that looks out onto the hallway that connects the Koning Chapel and Eastridge apartments to the dining room. Because of this, I get a lot of traffic past my office and some of the best people in the ...

  • Planning for the Unexpected Planning for the Unexpected

    By Telly Papanikolaou Program Director, Alternatives Life’s twists and turns can take us by surprise which is why it’s important to plan for unexpected events related to health and finances. Advanced financial planning gives us control and options for effectively dealing with these possibiliti...