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Federal Grants Enable Preventive Health Programs to Reach More Older Missourians

A $1.5 million grant from Administration for Community Living will boost Oasis impact

Oasis, the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the Curators of the University of Missouri will reach more older adults throughout Missouri with support from the Administration for Community Living (ACL).

Wednesday, March 06, 2019/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (1326)/Comments (0)/
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What is in a Word?  Aging Terminologies, Self-Perception and Self Esteem

What is in a Word?  Aging Terminologies, Self-Perception and Self Esteem

Guest blogger Linda E. Maurice explores the nuances of words we use to describe age

Geriatric. Senior. Older adult. What is the impact of the words we use to describe ourselves as we age?

Sunday, May 06, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (5978)/Comments (0)/

Managing your "stuff"

Celebrate Older Americans Month by taking control to live a healthier life!

Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow. As older Americans we have “stuff” that we carry/have carried through our life cycle. Sometimes it’s family issues, sometimes it’s work issues. No matter what "stuff" you have, are you managing it? In the spirit of this year's Older Americans Month, "Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow," Oasis member Ruth Jenerson shares her journey on taking control of her "stuff" so she can live a healthy life.
Thursday, May 01, 2014/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (13894)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health
Top five apps for travelin' light

Top five apps for travelin' light

Being prepared without dragging along the library

I try to be ready for anything on the road, a tendency that was burned in during my scout leader years of "Being Prepared." Smartphones make it easy to bring along maps, itineraries, tour guides and resources – so all the information you need is in your hip pocket.
Here are my favorites, in Part Two of the "Travelin' Light" series.
Thursday, April 17, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (23321)/Comments (0)/

Quit the sit

Moving is important!

Have you heard the new phrase “quit the sit” or “sitting is the new smoking”? Well, this is big news. The chair is linked to rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases.Here's why you need to keep moving!
Friday, April 04, 2014/Shelby Schroeder| Profile/Number of views (29223)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health

Different ways to “eat the rainbow”

Part 2

Our May blog asked the question, "Are you eating your daily rainbow?" The daily rainbow is five different colors of fruits and vegetables per day. Once you know about the daily rainbow of healthy eating, of course you will need options for eating it!  Here's more on delicious ways to get your daily serving of fruits and veggies.
Friday, June 07, 2013/Shelby Schroeder| Profile/Number of views (10807)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health
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