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Tutors get training on how iPads enhance learning

Tutors get training on how iPads enhance learning

Monsanto Fund support brings STEM learning into OASIS tutoring

Al Peterfeso is learning how to use the iPad as a tool for his work as an OASIS tutor, thanks to support from The Monsanto Fund. 
Thursday, January 07, 2016/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (582)/Comments (-)/
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Going back home to deck the halls

Going back home to deck the halls

Just a few hours of "things the way they used to be" is a rare gift.

Guest blogger Anne Heinrich's Christmas gift came early this year: a precious few hours with her first family, the one she's had from the beginning.
Monday, December 14, 2015/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (735)/Comments (-)/
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Making that New Year's fitness resolution stick

Making that New Year's fitness resolution stick

The key to starting of the new year on a healthy note is planning ahead

If being more physically fit is on your list for 2016, here are some tips for turning your good intentions into reality.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015/Cindy Sue| Profile/Number of views (833)/Comments (-)/
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Calling all bloggers

Calling all bloggers

Think you can blog? Of course you can!

Chances are, you have some knowledge that could be helpful to others. The OASIS blog is a great way to share what you know in an easy-to-write, easy-to-read style.
Monday, November 30, 2015/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (877)/Comments (-)/
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Life changes and the holidays

Life changes and the holidays

Being good to yourself is key if you find yourself alone during the holidays

Guest blogger Julie Blow suggests positive approach to that first holiday alone, including keeping yourself on the gift list.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015/Julie Blow| Profile/Number of views (1097)/Comments (-)/
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Thanksgiving feasting can still be healthy

Thanksgiving feasting can still be healthy

A few healthy habits can keep holiday dining tasty and fun.

Sharing a Thanksgiving meal with friends and family can lead to calorie overload. Cindy Sue Blair's easy ways to keep your feast tasty and nutritious.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015/Cindy Sue| Profile/Number of views (983)/Comments (-)/
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A season and reason for giving

A season and reason for giving

OASIS programs have high impact with help from our Friends!

OASIS programs have high impact for adults 50+ and the communities in which they live. It's all made possible with generous support from the community. 
Friday, October 30, 2015/Lyndsey Reichardt| Profile/Number of views (1241)/Comments (-)/
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Are you cyber secure?

Are you cyber secure?

Six easy ways to protect yourself online

Elder protection experts Curtis Bailey and Art Maines offer some basic ways to keep hackers from wreaking havoc on your security.
Thursday, October 22, 2015/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1445)/Comments (-)/
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A happy, healthy Halloween

A happy, healthy Halloween

Preparing to celebrate with goodies that are good for you

The Halloween season brings with it a lot of sugar, but there are plenty of healthier options that trick-or-treaters will be glad to have in their bags.
Thursday, October 15, 2015/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1649)/Comments (-)/
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Knowing the facts about breast cancer

Knowing the facts about breast cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Understanding the facts and taking steps for early detection are the best ways to beat breast cancer. Learn and share what you know. 
Tuesday, October 06, 2015/Cindy Sue| Profile/Number of views (1660)/Comments (-)/
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Got a tech question? Ask a techie.

Got a tech question? Ask a techie.

Connections pilot offers one-on-one help

 Jim Salih is a "techie" and he knows it. He loves guiding new technology users in a one-on-one way through the Connections Ask a Techie program.  
Thursday, October 01, 2015/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (1717)/Comments (-)/
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Food des(s)erts: in search of healthy foods, including treats

Food des(s)erts: in search of healthy foods, including treats

Some communities have limited options for healthy eating

Living a healthy lifestyle is especially challenging when its hard to find fresh healthy food. One way to help is to volunteer with OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits.
Monday, September 28, 2015/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1827)/Comments (-)/
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Preventing falls makes walking more fun

Preventing falls makes walking more fun

Easy steps can keep you on your feet

Taking a long walk is no fun if you fall. Avid walker and OASIS guest blogger Betty Higbie has just learned some good strategies for staying on your feet.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (2093)/Comments (-)/
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Start your fight against the flu

Start your fight against the flu

Adults over 65 especially need protection from influenza

Adults over 65 are especially susceptible to the getting the flu because the immune system is weaker. Getting a vaccine before flu season hits is a smart choice.
Friday, September 18, 2015/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (1899)/Comments (-)/
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Strength and endurance make daily living better

Strength and endurance make daily living better

Go4Life resources offer a good starting place for well-rounded exercise plan

Daily exercise and physical activity can slow down the effects of aging and improve our quality of life. A program of aerobic, strength and flexibility exercises will help improve functional fitness levels.
Friday, September 18, 2015/Cindy Sue| Profile/Number of views (1829)/Comments (-)/
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