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San Diego OASIS visits "Good Morning San Diego" on KUSI-TV
June 20, 2013
San Diego OASIS member Mary Lou Ruane and Executive Director Simona Valanciute were guests on the morning show.

CATCH Healthy Habits named to St. Louis Magazine's 2013 "A-List"
June 20, 2013
In the category of Health-Kids, CATCH Healthy Habits, OASIS' intergenerational nutrition/physical activity program was recognized by St. Louis Magazine.

An OASIS in the Digital Divide
By Megan Knapp, WebJunction - June 10, 2013
Libraries are partnering with OASIS to provide essential technology skills for older adults
Helping Seniors Learn New Technology
By Paula Span, The New York Times - May 3, 2013
OASIS' Connections technology training program was featured in this New York Times blog written by Paula Span, a regular writer for the publication's "The New Old Age."

Should Grandma Join Facebook? It May Give Her a Cognitive Boost
By Alexis Blue, University of Arizona News - February 18, 2013
The OASIS Connections Facebook curriculum was used to teach adults in this University of Arizona study.

Taking the guesswork out of charitable giving
January 2, 2013
The OASIS Institute, along with fellow nonprofits nationally headquartered in St. Louis (Wyman Center and Collegebound), were recognized in the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the St. Louis Business Journal for inclusion in the Social Impact 100 Index for top-performing non-profits.

CATCH Healthy Habits program recognized in Stanford Social Innovation Review
December 10, 2012
OASIS was noted in the Stanford Social Innovation Review for its CATCH Healthy Habits program, as a non-profit helping to tackle chronic disease prevention through a network of local communities.

November 28, 2012
Marcia Kerz and Allison Woodworth were featured on St. Louis radio 630-AM, "Senior Living STL" to discuss OASIS' 30th anniversary and recent selection to the Social Impact 100 Index.
November 19, 2012
Executive Director of Tuscon OASIS, David Eppihimer, visited the "Morning Blend" television show with Founders Series speaker Buck O'Rielly, longtime Tucson resident, to talk about the OASIS Founders Series and the program on Tucson history presented by O'Rielly.
November 15, 2012
The Chronicle of Philanthropy features the launch of Social Impact 100 or S&I 100, the first-ever broad index of effective, high-impact nonprofits that serve large numbers of people in need, have proof of their results and are ready to grow. OASIS is a member of the inaugural class of the index.
October 16, 2012
The Alton Telegraph reports on OASIS' tutoring program in the Alton School District, which has expanded through the district's "Safe Schools/Healthy Students" Initiative.
October 12, 2012
Ladue News covers anniversary celebrations of both OASIS and the Gatesworth and their joint event, "Menus and Memories," a glimpse into the offerings that both organizations make available to seniors to promote healthy and happy aging.
October 3, 2012
In celebration of OASIS' 30th anniversary, columnist Bob Cohn of the St. Louis Jewish Light, reflects on Marylen Mann's vision of OASIS and 30 years of successful aging.
August 24, 2012
OASIS was selected on, the online news site that serves local communities across the country as the winner of their readers' poll for favorite non-profit in St. Louis, MO
July, 2012
After a successful first year, an intergenerational tutoring program is looking for more seniors to send back to school.
May, 2012
The CATCH Healthy Habits program in Portland ME was a feature in Community Update, a show produced by the Community Television News station.
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