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Quad Cities Area Directory

Business Directory Phone: 563-884-5801 Website: City: Davenport State: IA Zip: 52803 Show on Map Phone: 563-322-0971 Website: City: Bettendorf State: IA Zip: 52722 Show on Map Phone: 563-508-0842 Website: City: Bettendorf State: IA Zip: 52722 Show on Map Phone: (309) 762-7227 Website: City: Moline State: IL Zip: 61265 Show on Map Phone: 563-340-5999 Website: City: […]

Healthcare in Retirement

By Heidi Huiskamp, Founder and CEO of Huiskamp Collins Investments, LLC I meet with clients every month who want to hang up the “nine to five” and jumpstart their retirement chapter prior to qualifying for Medicare.  I get it. Some people have health challenges, some folks want to start enjoying more quality of life…the reasons […]

Don’t Wait for Care After a Stroke, B.E. F.A.S.T

By Curt Squires When it comes to a stroke, time is critical. The longer a stroke remains untreated, the more damage that is done. “Time is brain,” said Charles Rosen, MD, Ph.D., a neurosurgeon with OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute in Bloomington. “Unfortunately, what happens is people will say, ‘Oh, I don’t need to go. […]

Get Relief for Troubled Teeth

By Julie Workman It’s not easy to be a dentist. When you meet new people, and they ask you what you do, you say, “I’m a dentist,” and your new almost-friend says, “Oh. I HATE going to the dentist.” Sad. But dentists are underappreciated. They help us keep our pretty smiles; they keep our teeth […]

10 Warning Signs for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

Submitted by the Alzheimer’s Association The terms “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s” are often used interchangeably. While they are related, there are distinct differences between the two. Dementia is the umbrella term for an individual’s changes in memory, thinking, or reasoning. There are many possible causes of dementia, including Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause […]

Brandon Wood Retirement Center—Like an Oak

By Alexander Germanis Gracing nearly every state in the nation stands the stately oak tree. A symbol of strength, majesty, and endurance, the oak is even recognized as the official national tree of the United States. The reasons for this are myriad. The oak provides shade and prevents erosion. Its leaves have anti-carcinogenic properties and […]

Life Marches On With Gusto!

It’s hard to believe, but it has been more than a year since the terms social distancing, shelter-in-place, and facemasks became a part of our daily lingo and lives. As communities on large and small scales have adjusted to doing what’s necessary and following recommendations for staying safe, these terms and their associated actions have […]

Health Benefits of Cranberries

Cranberries may be tangy and delicious, but don’t believe they are just a pretty plant. Cranberries are loaded with health benefits that stretch through the whole human body, and researchers are certain that the extent of their benefits are growing as more and more research is conducted. Cranberries were recognized by the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines […]

Hein Manor—Experience the Good Life

When we married 47 years ago, Mike and I looked forward to someday having a family to nurture and love. God blessed us with three wonderful children, two daughters and one son. Our middle child was born with Down Syndrome. Raising our special needs daughter was always a mix of enjoying her loving, open, out-going […]