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What's New at OASIS

Grant news: WellPoint and AT&T have both renewed their commitment to OASIS for CATCH Healthy Habits and Connections respectively! More on WellPoint grant and AT&T contribution.

The American Society on Aging (ASA) has named OASIS the 2013 Gloria Cavanaugh Award for Excellence in Training and Education recognizes an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to training and education in the field of aging. Read the news release for more.

OASIS was named as a top-performing nonprofit in the Social Impact 100 (S&I 100) - the first broad index of U.S. nonprofits with proof of results and a high potential to reach even more people. OASIS is one of only four nonprofits in the index that deals with aging-related issues. Read more in our press release, the Chronicle of Philanthropy, the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the St. Louis Business Journal.


Aging Network News 

EconomicCheckUp© is a new free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA).

Many adults over 55 need help making ends meet, but may not know where to find resources that can help.
asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money, find ways to cut expenses and develop a concrete plan to achieve greater economic security.

Medicare -- some resources for getting through the Medicare maze:
  • NCOA - Common questions about Medicare and an infographic to help with enrollment decisions.
  • My Medicare Matters - a free website offering people with Medicare and their family members easy-to-understand information about joining and the services they can receive. Here's five things you can do on the site

Health reform hits Main Street.  This short, animated movie from the Kaiser Foundation -- featuring the "YouToons" -- explains the problems with health care now and the big changes coming in 2014. More from the Kaiser Foundation.


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