Independence Day redefined

Independence Day redefined

July marks 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

This Independence Day many individuals and families are grappling with independence in a different context: the desire to age in place and on one’s own terms. Technology is making that more possible than ever.
Thursday, July 02, 2015/Author: Amy/Number of views (206)/Comments (-)/
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Protect yourself and others from financial exploitation

Protect yourself and others from financial exploitation

Knowing the warning signs is a good place to start

As the world celebrates the 10th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th, it’s a great time to reflect on what we all can do to prevent financial exploitation.
Monday, June 15, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (1095)/Comments (-)/
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Removing the language barrier translates to success with technology

Removing the language barrier translates to success with technology

As Laura Moreno keeps up with the times, she knocks down barriers for others to do the same.

Learning to use the computer has impacted every aspect of life for Laura Moreno, who has brought herself up to speed by taking OASIS Connections classes at the Grauwyler Park Library in Dallas, TX. She is thrilled that so many others  in her Spanish-speaking community can turn to OASIS for technology training.
Friday, June 12, 2015/Author: Amy/Number of views (226)/Comments (-)/
The Patient Portal: The Digital Doorway to Manage Your Health

The Patient Portal: The Digital Doorway to Manage Your Health

Deb Collier explains how to make meaningful use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Patient portals are definitely here to stay. Find out how using this technology can improve your experience as you manage your health information. It’s easier than you might think!
Thursday, May 21, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (539)/Comments (-)/
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Keeping the sun fun

Keeping the sun fun

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month-Protect Yourself!

Many older adults think that there is no point in protecting themselves from the sun’s UV rays since the damage has already been done.
Friday, May 15, 2015/Author: Michele/Number of views (745)/Comments (-)/
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Protecting Ourselves From Fraud

Protecting Ourselves From Fraud

Keeping track of sensitive financial information is the best safeguard

There are some easy ways to reduce your chances of being a victim of fraud.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015/Author: Anne/Number of views (1821)/Comments (-)/
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Changing things up on Valentine's Day good for your heart

Changing things up on Valentine's Day good for your heart

Wellness with Cindy

Valentine's Day doesn't have to mean expensive chocolates and flowers. Getting creative can be more fun, even healthy.
Friday, February 13, 2015/Author: Cindy Sue/Number of views (1737)/Comments (-)/
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Finding your Valentine through online dating

Finding your Valentine through online dating

Online dating can be a great way to find companionship if precautions are taken

While singles of all ages are finding that special someone using online dating, some get their hearts broken by scammers who are looking for money, not love. Watching for red flags is the best way to keep the digital dating process fun and safe. 
Monday, February 09, 2015/Author: Anne/Number of views (1649)/Comments (-)/
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Happy Commitment Day!

In pursuit of realistic goals, I have a whittled back a long list of potential resolutions for 2015 down to two, and one depends on the other.
Thursday, January 01, 2015/Author: Janice/Number of views (2642)/Comments (-)/
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Thanking the old-fashioned way with a handwritten note

With gifts come the need to thank properly

Handwritten thank you notes are considered old-fashioned by some, but in some circles, it's a must-do.
Friday, December 19, 2014/Author: Anne/Number of views (2833)/Comments (-)/
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Getting technology help from family members

Guest blogger Cassidy Morgan finds her family the best resource on technology

 Family members are often a great resource for questions about technology.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (2826)/Comments (-)/
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Smart feasting on Thanksgiving

Wellness with Cindy

Sharing a Thanksgiving meal with friends and family can lead to calorie overload. These simple steps will help keep the holiday meal tasty and nutritious, with less guilt.
Monday, November 24, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue/Number of views (3660)/Comments (-)/
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What exactly is fitness anyway?

What exactly is fitness anyway?

Wellness with Cindy

Fitness isn't just for athletes. We all have a reason to be physically fit.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue/Number of views (2001)/Comments (-)/
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Healthy eating is actually a great deal

Healthy eating is actually a great deal

It's possible to eat healthy foods without breaking the bank

Many people think that eating healthy is just too expensive, but with a little planning, it's possible.
Friday, October 10, 2014/Author: Shelby/Number of views (3189)/Comments (-)/
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Children bring home what they learn

The entire family benefits when a child knows about healthy choices

 The OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits program has benefits for volunteers 50+, children, and yes, their parents, too!
Thursday, October 09, 2014/Author: Sarah/Number of views (2275)/Comments (-)/
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