Tinkering and curiosity fuel lifelong adventure for this St. Louis Hall of Famer
After a career as a television broadcast engineer, Don Francois focuses his energies teaching adults embrace and use technology and helping organizations solve technology issues.
Tutors and students from Indianapolis explore history together
By sharing a little bit of her own family story, Oasis tutor Betty Dotson gave one little girl a chance to connect the dots of history in a creative way.
Tutor coordinator Cynthia Singleton 'touches' her volunteer work every day – happily.
“Come out of yourself and do something for someone else," urges Oasis volunteer Cynthia Singleton. "We have to step up to the plate to help these children."
Healthy Habits for Adults can put you on the right track toward good-for-you choices
Participating in Healthy Habits for Adults classes led Wayne Chambers to rediscover a fun way to keep moving: riding his bike.
Partners aim to recruit one million more volunteers to help kids get a better start
Oasis tutor Martha Murphy is part of a national movement to stand up and show up for kids – Generation to Generation.
U.S. Navy veteran Woody Woodard recognized for his service
Woody Woodard shows what can happen when older adults connect with kids. Generation to Generation will connect more caring adults with children who need support.
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Open Enrollment starts October 15
Questions about Medicare can be challenging, but Oasis volunteer Judy Leach enjoys helping people understand how to get the best coverage.
Continuing to develop his mind, body and social connections is a path to healthy aging for Chuck Lundeen
Chuck Lundeen is applying 10 years of perspective as an OASIS opera instructor, volunteer and class participant to introduce the Aging Mastery Program® in Rochester.
Peer discussion groups help people open up and know they are still needed
“The best way to release feelings is to open up and talk about it," says Brenda Kirkland, who loves her role as a volunteer facilitator with the OASIS Peers for Productive Aging program in Indianapolis.
High-Impact model allows these sisters to provide more support for the twin girls they tutor
“Tutoring has been a way to reconnect and an opportunity to spend time together,” says Karen Schneider, who tutors at the same school each week with her sister Margie.
Carmen Garcia's family have honored her memory with a gift to San Antonio OASIS
“Mom set the bar pretty high for engagement and
activity after retirement,” says Gilda Garcia. “She told us, ‘These are the best years
of my life.’ And she meant it.”
Annabelle Faveron has made changes to benefit her own health, while having fun teaching kids about good habits
Annabelle Faveron is having fun helping kids develop better habits for eating and physical activity. She's also feeling better from making changes in her own habits.
Free guide to healthy living provides tips and recipes for delicious, healthy foods.
Our Healthy Habits for Adults volunteers Joyce Rollins and Mary McFerson show where sugar is hiding out in your food, and how to eat less sugar while keeping things tasty in this video.
Volunteers fill key roles with their skills and passion for learning
“I always anticipated that I would do something when I retired, but it didn’t look like this,” says Wendy Davenport, who has a new career with the Syracuse volunteer team.