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The New Science of the Aging Brain

The New Science of the Aging Brain

Reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease and other age-related dementia with lifestyle change

Recently proven principles, if practiced, support healthy brain aging and reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (896)/Comments (0)/
Categories: HealthNational
Latest video: Romance or catfishing scams are on the rise

Latest video: Romance or catfishing scams are on the rise

These helpful hints can show you how to prevent a broken heart and empty bank account

Wondering how to avoid catfishing and romance scams?  Read our blog and watch a video to learn warning signs that can save you from heartache and outright theft.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (1206)/Comments (0)/
Categories: National
Oasis tutors are helping children stay on track with summer reading

Oasis tutors are helping children stay on track with summer reading

Oasis Tutoring, St. Louis County Library giving kids a reading boost during summer months

Encouraging kids to keep reading in the summer is critical to academic success. Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring is partnering with the St. Louis County Library to make this happen.

Friday, July 26, 2019/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (1556)/Comments (0)/
Changing the face of aging with Oasis

Changing the face of aging with Oasis

Adults across the nation prove that getting older can be an opportunity for something new

Participants from across the Oasis network are learning new things, taking charge of their wellness and embracing opportunities to have an impact on their communities.

Friday, July 12, 2019/Paul Weiss| Profile/Number of views (1201)/Comments (0)/
The Caregiving Dilemma: When Family Support is not an Option

The Caregiving Dilemma: When Family Support is not an Option

Strategies for aging planning when you are on your own

Family caregiving has long been the cornerstone of our healthcare system, but not everyone has that option.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1112)/Comments (0)/
Categories: National
In 2019, Americans over 60 will outnumber those under 18

In 2019, Americans over 60 will outnumber those under 18

What this shift means for everyone

America is becoming an older nation. Does that worry you?

For a country that’s always thought of itself as young, the statistics are a shock to the system! We’re now a more-old-than-young society and with that comes the fear of scarcity, isolation, cost and conflict. What will it take to remove the barriers and bring the generations together? What’s standing in the way of closer ties between older and younger generations?

Thursday, June 06, 2019/Tina Duckett| Profile/Number of views (2327)/Comments (0)/
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Windows 10 will soon warn you when connecting to insecure Wi-Fi networks

Windows 10 will soon warn you when connecting to insecure Wi-Fi networks

Microsoft is adding warnings for users connecting to Wi-Fi with old outdated security protocols

The May 2019 Windows 10 update will include a new feature that warns users when connecting to Wi-Fi hotspots that are still using the old WPA or TKIP standards.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (996)/Comments (0)/
Categories: TechnologyNational
Are your passwords passé ?

Are your passwords passé ?

A password manager can save the day

You probably know that you should use strong unique passwords for every online account you have. That can mean a lot of passwords. You can't possibly memorize all those passwords, but you can use a password manager app and let it do all the work for you!

Wednesday, May 01, 2019/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (1964)/Comments (0)/
Oasis tutors prove that finding right volunteer fit can lead to lasting path of purpose

Oasis tutors prove that finding right volunteer fit can lead to lasting path of purpose

National Volunteer Month is a great time to recognize volunteers happily in for the long haul

Once Oasis tutors discover the impact they can have on a child, they are ready to come back year after year.

Thursday, April 18, 2019/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (1876)/Comments (0)/
Hit hard by aging? Exploring why Facebook's latest challenge should be challenged.

Hit hard by aging? Exploring why Facebook's latest challenge should be challenged.

Facebook's latest challenge started with a negative question about aging and it went viral. That's a problem.

Facebook's How Hard Did Aging Hit You? Challenge has gone viral, taking the conversation about getting older in a negative direction that misses the mark.

Monday, January 14, 2019/Paul Weiss| Profile/Number of views (4395)/Comments (0)/
Celebrating a milestone birthday with 50 acts of kindness

Celebrating a milestone birthday with 50 acts of kindness

When she turned the Big 5-0, Elizabeth Pawloski traded in black balloons for a day of impact

By turning a milestone birthday into of day of impacting others, celebrating takes on new life.

Thursday, January 03, 2019/Elizabeth Pawloski| Profile/Number of views (3379)/Comments (0)/
World War II Veteran Keeps His Tech Skills Sharp With Oasis Connections

World War II Veteran Keeps His Tech Skills Sharp With Oasis Connections

Oasis technology classes help San Antonio veteran stay engaged and telling a vital story

Oasis centers across the nation are thankful to the men and women who have served our country and continue to have an impact in their communities. 

Monday, November 12, 2018/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (2901)/Comments (0)/
Medicare Open Enrollment starts in October each year. Stay informed about changes.

Medicare Open Enrollment starts in October each year. Stay informed about changes.

Oasis volunteers can help you choose the best coverage options

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019 coverage starts October 15 and lasts through December 7. Find out what you need to know to ensure you have the coverage you need.

Sunday, October 14, 2018/Kathleen Stice| Profile/Number of views (5523)/Comments (0)/
Are you at risk for falling?

Are you at risk for falling?

Prepare your home, your mind and your body so you can stay on your feet.

Falls are not a natural part of aging. 
Check out Oasis Falls Prevention resources today and do what you can to defy gravity!

Friday, August 31, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (26)/Comments (0)/
Categories: National
Lifelong learning programs offer solution to social isolation

Lifelong learning programs offer solution to social isolation

By taking lifelong learning classes, older adults maintain purpose and important connections with others

Guest blogger Linda E. Maurice of the Lifelong Learning Institute shares observations about the importance of lifelong learning for older adults seeking purpose and companionship.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (6191)/Comments (0)/
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