WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (August 28, 2023) — National Grief Awareness Day is August 30, a good time to discuss the ways dementia caregivers and those living with Alzheimer’s can experience this emotion.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (August 23, 2023) — With dangerously high levels of heat forecast across the state of Illinois in the coming days, including heat index forecasts in excess of 100 degrees, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and other state agencies are warning Illinoisans to take preventive actions to avoid heat-related illness like heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 22, 2023) — US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director in Iowa Theresa Greenfield today announced that the Agency is investing $15,967,000 in loans and $1,124,000 in grants to four projects in four Iowa counties to promote rural economic development, job creation, and health services.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 16, 2023) — On July 1, 2023, Tim Lane of Le Claire, Iowa, and Rhonda Halterman of Davenport, Iowa, joined the Alzheimer’s Association Iowa Chapter Board of Directors. Lane is a Financial Advisor at Edward Jones, and he has a passion to help end Alzheimer’s because he has seen the effects of the disease on clients, friends, and his mother, who passed away from the disease in 2022.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 14, 2023) — Gilda’s Club is offering a four-week cancer survivorship series called Cancer Transitions™ on Tuesdays, September 5 – 26, 5:30–7:30PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse at 600 John Deere Road, Moline, Illinois, 61265.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 9, 2023) — Gilda’s Club is hosting an educational workshop offered at NO COST for anyone impacted by cancer on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, 6-7PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse located at 600 John Deere Road, Moline, IL, 61265.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 8, 2023) Gilda’s Club Quad Cities is very excited to announce our Red Door Ride on September 16, with a fun twist. The Red Door Ride, formerly known as QC Cancer Awareness Ride and QC Ride for the Cure. This will be our 16th year hosting the ride. We are partnering with the Rust Belt to have a benefit concert the same night with an exciting performance from the Spazmatics! Concert Ticket is included with ride registration.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 7, 2023) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a Creative Session offered at NO COST for anyone impacted by cancer on Monday, August 21, 2023, 6-8PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Davenport Clubhouse located at 1351 W Central Park Ave, Suite 200, Davenport, Iowa, 52804.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 4, 2023) — Ken Beck, Scott County Board Chair, announced the appointment of Paul Andorf as the Director for Scott County’s newly established MEDIC EMS Department at the Board of Supervisor’s meeting this evening. Scott County will formally acquire MEDIC EMS on January 1, 2024.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 3, 2023) — Hospital leaders will gather to share, learn and celebrate at the 2023 Iowa Hospital Association Annual Meeting scheduled October 10-11, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines. The annual meeting will offer valuable insights into renewing administrative and clinical values. The two-day agenda will feature industry speakers, innovative case studies, and opportunities to network and share ideas with colleagues.

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