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Dr. Elaine Eshbaugh Giving Talk On Dementia At Quartet Senior Living

May 4th, 2023
Dr. Elaine Eshbaugh Giving Talk On Dementia At Quartet Senior Living

On Tuesday, May 16, one of Iowa’s leading experts on dementia research – Dr. Elaine Eshbaugh – will give an informal presentation about living with or caring for someone with dementia. The event is free and open to the public. Author and professor of Gerontology & Family Services at the University of Northern Iowa, Dr. Eshbaugh will share about how diseases of the brain that cause dementia can change the way a person experiences the world, including how they see, taste, smell hear and touch. Participants will learn how to interact with those with dementia in a way that promotes a positive... Read More

Quad-Cities Colleges Not Among Hundreds Nationwide to Require Covid Vaccination

June 30th, 2021
A greater portion of people in Scott County have been fully vaccinated than Rock Island County -- 58% compared to 50%.

On June 14, when “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” returned to live audiences at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New Work City, everyone attending had to prove they were fully vaccinated against Covid. Same when Bruce Springsteen returned to Broadway on June 26. More than 500 U.S. colleges and universities also are requiring proof of Covid vaccination for students to return to campus this fall, but that number does not include any school yet in the Quad-Cities. St. Ambrose University in Davenport is strongly recommending that all students, faculty, and staff be vaccinated for the Covid-19 virus,... Read More

Quad-Cities Choreographer Loves Putting Spotlight on Kids

January 5th, 2021
Quad-Cities Choreographer Loves Putting Spotlight on Kids

Bethany Sanders is only 24 years old, but already has 21 years of dance experience  and is quickly gaining a reputation as a passionate teacher and choreographer. The Pleasant Valley High alum started taking tap and ballet lessons when she was 3 and hasn’t stopped moving since. “I absolutely loved it, and added theater to the game when I was 11,” Sanders said in a recent interview. After 5th grade, she started doing theater at Center for Living Arts in Rock Island, and her first musical was “Grease” in 2008, when she was 11, and she performed with Center for Living Arts through junior... Read More