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Get started with a fitness plan that fits you

Get started with a fitness plan that fits you

September is Go4Life Month--a perfect time to get moving

For anyone who needs a jump start and encouragement to keep the momentum, there are some great tools available with Go4Life. Find out how to get started today!
Tuesday, September 01, 2015/Author: Anne/Number of views (91)/Comments (-)/
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Taking a little time from work to volunteer!

Taking a little time from work to volunteer!

Maritz employees carve out time to work with children through CATCH Healthy Habits

Debbie Schirmer explains how being CATCH Healthy Habits volunteers as part of the work day turned out to be a healthy treat for her and other Maritz employees.

Thursday, August 27, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (262)/Comments (-)/
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Silver Screen Series

Silver Screen Series

Exploring and rethinking aging through film

Maturity and Its Muse Executive Director Lynn Hamilton previews four films to be featured in the 2015 Silver Screen Series. These films explore the challenges and joys of aging. 
Tuesday, August 25, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (171)/Comments (-)/
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Giving tutoring a try

Giving tutoring a try

Bill Kasalko shares the inspiring story of his first year as an OASIS tutor

Bill Kasalko never considered volunteering as a tutor, but when a friend suggested it, he gave it a try. After his first year, he’s glad he did.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015/Author: Anne/Number of views (573)/Comments (-)/
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Teaching is a Healthy Habit for Genetra

Teaching is a Healthy Habit for Genetra

"I like to encourage others that no matter their age, they have the ability to lead healthy lives.”

The idea of changing our exercise or eating habits can be overwhelming. Genetra Bowser enjoys helping others find motivation to get started by leading Healthy Habits for Adults classes.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015/Author: Brandon/Number of views (336)/Comments (-)/
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Social Security turns 80!

Social Security turns 80!

Learn more about this program that helps millions

Eighty years ago, FDR signed the Social Security Act into law. Understanding the complexities of the program can be tricky, but the best place to start is knowing a little history.

Thursday, August 13, 2015/Author: Anne/Number of views (456)/Comments (-)/
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Defining our legacy

Defining our legacy

Blogger Julie Blow considers what her most valuable legacy might be

In a world that revolves around technology, creating legacy that you can touch and feel can be a challenge. Thinking beyond silver and china, I want to pass on something of real value: what I know how to do.
Monday, August 10, 2015/Author: Julie Blow/Number of views (922)/Comments (-)/
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Regular exams are essential to keeping your eyes healthy

Regular exams are essential to keeping your eyes healthy

Wellness with Cindy

As we age, our vision changes, but vision loss is not a normal part of aging. Many eye diseases have no symptoms. Regular exams are the best way to detect conditions that can impair your sight.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015/Author: Cindy Sue/Number of views (636)/Comments (-)/
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The fulfilling life of a volunteer

The fulfilling life of a volunteer

Mary McFerson loves sharing her passion for good healthy foods with kids

CATCH Healthy Habits has given Mary McFerson new ways to stay active, both physically and in her community.
Thursday, July 30, 2015/Author: Brandon/Number of views (759)/Comments (-)/
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Betty Swuson gets pumped!

Betty Swuson gets pumped!

To get moving, sometimes you just need a jump start.

Betty Swuson knew it was time to get moving. Participating in the Get Pumped! program gave her the start she needed.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015/Author: Dana/Number of views (629)/Comments (-)/
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A lasting impact on topics that matter

A lasting impact on topics that matter

WHCOA policy briefs resonate with OASIS volunteer

OASIS participant Louise Polcari was inspired by the White House Conference on Aging, and played a part in the Conference watch party held at the Washington Metro OASIS.

Thursday, July 23, 2015/Author: Anne/Number of views (694)/Comments (-)/
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The secret to driving at age 100

The secret to driving at age 100

Are you still up to driving? Evaluate and keep your options open.

Gerontologist Judi Bonilla offers a planning strategy for determining if you are still up for being in the driver's seat, and a plan for moving forward when you decide to stop driving.
Monday, July 20, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (857)/Comments (-)/
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Microsoft issues emergency update to address critical security flaw

Microsoft issues emergency update to address critical security flaw

Security risk extends to all current versions of Windows and could allow remote takeover of your computer

Microsoft has released an update to fix a newly discovered security flaw that could allow “remote code execution” of a computer. The flaw is exploited through documents or webpages with embedded OpenType fonts and was considered critical enough for Microsoft to issue an immediate out-of-cycle patch. All current versions of Windows are affected including Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 and 8.1.
Monday, July 20, 2015/Author: Ken/Number of views (848)/Comments (-)/
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What you’re going to like about Edge, Microsoft’s new browser

What you’re going to like about Edge, Microsoft’s new browser

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.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015/Author: Ken/Number of views (257)/Comments (-)/
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Facebook has updated News Feed controls to put you (more) in charge

Facebook has updated News Feed controls to put you (more) in charge

New settings allow you to choose the pages and people you want to see first

Facebook has decided to take a step out of the way and let you choose—to an extent—the friends and pages that you want to see at the top of your feed when you first log on. According to Facebook “you’re the only one who truly knows what is most meaningful to you”, so they have expanded settings in News Feed Preferences to let you prioritize.
Friday, July 10, 2015/Author: Ken/Number of views (527)/Comments (-)/
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