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About those labels

About those labels

When purchasing groceries, be sure to check the fine print.

Those nutrition labels might be hard to read, but it's worth learning how to decipher what they mean.
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Monday, October 20, 2014/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (57)/Comments (-)/
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Grandma was a "model" citizen

Grandma was a "model" citizen

Not everyone can say they have a lingerie model for a grandmother

A look into the past reveals secrets worth exploring.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014/Author: Anne Heinrich/Number of views (20)/Comments (-)/
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Being SMART about fitness plan makes success attainable

Being SMART about fitness plan makes success attainable

Wellness with Cindy

When starting a new exercise routine, it's a good idea to take a serious look at your goals and your definition of success.
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (116)/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.
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Friday, October 10, 2014/Author: Shelby Schroeder/Number of views (274)/Comments (-)/
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Children bring home what they learn

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!
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Thursday, October 09, 2014/Author: Sarah Lovegreen/Number of views (196)/Comments (-)/
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Deciding you are going to make healthy changes is the first step

Deciding you are going to make healthy changes is the first step

Easy ways to get started on your path to fitness

 The best way to get started with living a more healthy lifestyle is to be intentional.
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Friday, October 03, 2014/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (258)/Comments (-)/
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Taking a step back in time is a great reason and way to learn technology

Taking a step back in time is a great reason and way to learn technology

Wellness with Cindy

Looking into your ancestry is even more fun and effective with technology.
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Friday, October 03, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (189)/Comments (-)/
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iOS 8 adoption rate nearing 50% only 5 days after release

Apple developer website shows Apple users jumping on quickly

Adoption of iOS 8 reached nearly 50% 5 days after release according to Apple's App Store measurments. 
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Friday, September 26, 2014/Author: Ken Charvoz/Number of views (226)/Comments (-)/
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Healthy habits are CATCH-ing

Healthy habits are CATCH-ing

It's never too early or too late to choose healthy living

Adults 50+ have many competing interests and demands on their time. Many are seeking volunteer opportunities that are the right fit, and they’re taking steps to create or maintain a healthy lifestyle. Is it possible to do both? All at once? The answer is YES.
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Friday, September 26, 2014/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (324)/Comments (-)/
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iPhone 6 or Bendgate - Which is flimsier?

iPhone 6 or Bendgate - Which is flimsier?

There’s a lot of hype about the iPhone 6 Plus bending easily, but don’t take it too seriously. Just don’t sit on it.

Bendgate, the reported tendency of the new iPhone 6 to flex and bend, has gone viral. But today's mobile phones have always been subject to bending and the iPhone 6 is no exception. In fact, SquareTrade, the company that insures mobile phones, says the iPhone 6 is the toughest model they've ever tested. Get some perspective and watch the video here.
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Thursday, September 25, 2014/Author: Ken Charvoz/Number of views (313)/Comments (-)/
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Bread baked the old-fashioned way is worth the wait

Bread baked the old-fashioned way is worth the wait

Wellness with Cindy

Who doesn't like fresh baked bread? Whether baked from scratch or crafted with a little help from the store, nothing brings people around the kitchen better than a loaf of hot bread.
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Monday, September 22, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (159)/Comments (-)/
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This fall control your risk for a fall

This fall control your risk for a fall

Falling is not an invevitable part of aging

Falling happens to people of all ages. There are easy ways to reduce your chances for a fall that will slow you down.
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Thursday, September 18, 2014/Author: Sarah Lovegreen/Number of views (889)/Comments (-)/
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Tutoring is time and energy well spent

Tutoring is time and energy well spent

Janet Westbrook finds joy in helping children improve reading skills and confidence.

Volunteering with the OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring program is great way to reach a child who needs a boost and a friend.
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Thursday, September 18, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (415)/Comments (-)/
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2500 tutors for 25 years of tutoring

2500 tutors for 25 years of tutoring

St Louis OASIS works to provide additional support to kids throughout the region for 2014-15 school year

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary of OASIS Tutoring in the St. Louis region, we're working to hit a milestone goal. We are looking to sign up 2,500 tutors by September 30 to work in St. Louis area schools as part of our OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring program.

Our tutors truly make a difference. The US Department of Education stated that one-on-one tutoring is
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014/Author: Danni Eickenhorst/Number of views (779)/Comments (-)/
Sharing volunteer passions with employer pays off

Sharing volunteer passions with employer pays off

Tutor Mary Jo Summers wanted her company to know more about OASIS.

OASIS volunteer Mary Jo Summers loves her work with the Intergenerational Tutoring program so much that she thought her employer needed to know more. Her instincts were spot on.
 
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Monday, September 15, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (442)/Comments (-)/
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