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.
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.
Oasis education and volunteer programs have been featured recently in major daily newspapers and TV news programs. See what they're saying.
Josephine Poelnitz, Grace Broten and Dorothy Summers turn kids on to healthy foods, activity and fun.
Josephine, Grace and Dorothy are a dynamic team teaching kids healthy habits for a lifetime.
We would like to know what OASIS means in your life
People at OASIS talk about learning, belonging, giving back and more reasons why they participate. Read what a few of them have to say, then tell us what you think.
Adults 50+ expect more from life. Find out how OASIS helps them get what they want
Meet El, Hoagy, Ava, Laura and more of the people who are getting more out of life – and giving more – through OASIS.
With good feedback from participants, we're working now to continue improving the online class registration process
OASIS participants have given us lots of feedback - both positive and constructive - on ways we can continue to improve the online class registration process. Here's a summary of planned changes and an opportunity to help with testing.
National program shows that it’s never too early or too late to start living healthy
The President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition has cited CATCH Healthy Habits as a program to help children and older adults adopt lifelong habits for healthy lives.
Memorial Day is a chance to relax and enjoy time with family and friends, but many use the day to honor those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom. How do you add meaning to your Memorial Day celebration?
With Mother's Day around the corner, we'd love to hear your story. You can chime in through our new social community.
Making the pledge swept away my excuses and got me back out there
I really needed to get moving again this spring. The pledge was simple. Ride every day in in April. Any destination, any distance. The reality was not so simple, but so worth it.
“This is just my favorite thing to do!" Janet says.
Janet loves spending one-on-one time with children over a book and seeing them gain confidence.
… into shape, that is!
Michael Colabufo has strugged to keep his heart healthy for years after a heart attack at age 38. When he retired, he was overweight with high cholesterol and knew he had to do something about it. He found the answer through the fitness programs at OASIS in Syracuse.
"I do a lot of volunteer work, but this is the one that feeds my soul."
When Margie Hobby retired, she wanted to stay active and connected, so she started taking classes and volunteering in her community. As she watched her student Vera progress, Margie found she had much to offer a child who was struggling and just needed more individual attention.