OASIS RSVP Coordinator Elizabeth Pawloski tells us how volunteers get things done
May 18 - 22 is National Senior Corps Week, an opportunity to salute RSVP volunteers, like Phyllis Wuertz, who believes that children still treasure simple joy of hearing stories read to them.
Who better to offer advice on keeping kids excited about being healthy than kids themselves?
CATCH Healthy Habits 4th grader Hannah Ott and other young advisors recently offered insights to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sport and Nutrition on the best ways to encourage healthy lifestyles for kids.
Dr. Sharon Brangman calls out a strategy to keep kids and adults healthy and active throughout life
Being active and working with kids are two keys to keep feeling young. These volunteers are making real strides in their strength, flexibility and general health.
At the heart of successful tutoring is a strong personal relationship with each child.
As an OASIS tutor El Douglas has learned one thing: every child is different. Her first task with each student is to develop a personal relationship and learn what motivates and interests the child. Is it worth the effort? Absolutely.
Wellness with Cindy
OASIS volunteers donate more than 500,000 hours of service every year. Find out how to join the ranks!
OASIS volunteer Wally Canis stays in his tech-loving world by helping others
Solving technology problems is a sweet spot for Wally Canis. He puts that skill to work as a natural teacher and part of the team keeping OASIS computer labs running.
The value of our unique intergenerational approach to healthy living is catching on.
Proclamations are made to signify matters of great importance, and with generous support from Anthem Foundation, CATCH Healthy Habits is making change that will have lasting impact.
CATCH Healthy Habits making strides with intergenerational solution
Childhood obesity is a serious problem, but many are working toward solutions that result in better lifestyle choices.
Greater Richmond Region recognized for intergenerational focus
Guest blogger Sara Link shares the good things that happen when a community strives to meet the needs and celebrate the strengths of people of all ages.
OASIS continues to meet a growing need
The OASIS mission to promote successful aging remains crucial to to our country, as the number of adults age 65 and older increases dramatically over the next 20 years.
Holidays might be the perfect time to explore volunteering
In the season of giving, the most valuable gift might be your time and your talents.
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.
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.
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
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.