Gear up for Healthy Aging Month in September
Your mobile device can be a great asset for your wellness program. Here are 10 apps that you can use to check and monitor your health and fitness activities.
Having a sense of purpose is a key to longevity
On average, the lives of U.S. presidents have been full of years. Of the 34 presidents who died of natural causes, 23 exceeded the life expectancy of men the same age as when they were elected.
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.
Emelda Harris and Sally Needles are taking charge of their wellness and seeing significant improvements
Emelda Harris lost weight and improved her health with help from her peers in a diabetes workshop. A new study shows the program is effective at improving diabetes management.
Our 2015 annual report demonstrates how new beginnings can happen at any age.
A wonderful shift has taken place in what it means to retire. OASIS President Marcia Kerz shares how new beginnings can happen at any age in our 2015 annual report.
The best way to stop scammers in their tracks is to know their tricks.
“We’ve all had one kind of experience or another, an attempt at fraud that we recognized for what it was,” says Dick Waits. Dick was a facilitator for a pilot project aimed at helping older adults stop scammers.
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.
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.
Edge is replacing Internet Explorer, and it comes with a raft of new features you’re going to love
Ken Charvoz explains the latest features on Microsoft's new browser, Edge.
Skype ditches the Modern app and focuses on the desktop while adding two new languages to the Translator preview
If you count on Skype to keep in touch with loved ones, it’s helpful to know about some of the recent changes that could impact you.
A good idea turns into a strong ongoing program at Upstate OASIS
Annette Guisbond started a conversation back in 2008 that was so interesting that people keep coming back to Syracuse OASIS for more. “The State of the Union” series covers timely, informative topics, featuring local experts from the media, politics and scholars.
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.
Are we too into ourselves?
What's with all the selfies? Julie Blow's observations about why we're taking so many pictures of ourselves might make us pause before we aim that camera inward.
Using a PIN can prevent access to your sensitive account in case of theft or loss of a device!
We won't stop using passwords that make it easy for hackers, so Microsoft is taking action and banning them
When it comes to passwords, we can be our own worst enemy. Remembering a different cryptic password for every site is difficult and confusing. Here’s how to set strong passwords.