Empowered older adults are asking themselves "What's next?"

Empowered older adults are asking themselves "What's next?"

Older adults nationwide turn to Oasis for inspiration on healthy aging

Oasis Institute President Paul Weiss says Oasis is leading the way to shift the narrative about older adults from a population in need of service to simply people who can be empowered to serve.

Tuesday, June 05, 2018/Paul Weiss| Profile/Number of views (42)/Comments (-)/
When confident about technology, older adults stay connected

When confident about technology, older adults stay connected

Connections transforms technology from barrier into isolation-fighting tool

Digital literacy is essential for people to access services and stay connected with family and friends.

Thursday, May 31, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (45)/Comments (-)/
Oasis impact on community motivates donors to give

Oasis impact on community motivates donors to give

Providing financial support keeps programs like Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring going strong

Tom and Ann Stafford give to Oasis because they love the classes and want to ensure that tutoring thrives in their community.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (39)/Comments (-)/
Encouraging a closer look at the growing part of growing older

Encouraging a closer look at the growing part of growing older

Oasis plans for growth that will lead to maximum impact

Centers across the network are seeking opportunities to reach the many older adults who have yet to discover all that Oasis offers. 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (30)/Comments (-)/
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Good health, new friends among many benefits of lifelong learning

Good health, new friends among many benefits of lifelong learning

Oasis participants can choose from thousands of lifelong learning classes

Research indicates that lifelong learning has a positive impact on all aspects of health, something Oasis participants already know. 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (40)/Comments (-)/
Oasis fitness programs keep people on the move

Oasis fitness programs keep people on the move

Moving together for better health and a sense of community

From classic workouts like cardio and strength training, yoga and Aquafit, to a wide variety of dance and evidence-based movement classes, Oasis offers fun alternatives to keep moving,

Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (36)/Comments (-)/
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Making regular gifts to Oasis is as easy as signing up for classes

Making regular gifts to Oasis is as easy as signing up for classes

There are many ways to build charitable giving to Oasis into your routine

Every time she registers for classes at Indianapolis Oasis, Barbara Bluiett makes a registration gift. It's an easy way to remember to keep supporting a program she loves.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (39)/Comments (-)/
Giving the gift of Oasis

Giving the gift of Oasis

Upstate Oasis participant takes a generous step to share Oasis with others

By establishing an educational endowment fund, Elinor Spring-Mills is sharing Oasis with others.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (34)/Comments (-)/
Oasis partners with WISE & Healthy Aging in Los Angeles

Oasis partners with WISE & Healthy Aging in Los Angeles

Partnership increases capacity for impacting older adults in LA County

WISE & Healthy Aging joins Oasis in Los Angeles for a powerful, new partnership.

Saturday, May 26, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (24)/Comments (-)/
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Making a difference in many ways for many years

Making a difference in many ways for many years

Finding what motivates a child to learn is a fun challenge for tutors

Scott Decker was a bright and inquisitive second grader who needed some one-on-one time with the right adult. Oasis tutor Jerry Swinehart was the man for the task.

Saturday, May 26, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (40)/Comments (-)/
Online shopping is about to get safer

Online shopping is about to get safer

New industry standards for secure browser communications kick in next month

Companies (including Oasis) that accept and process online credit card payments will soon move to a more secure Internet protocol. This industry-wide move provides increased security for both industry and consumers. Oasis is ready for the change. Here’s what you need to know about the mandated updates that take place as of June 30, 2018.

Friday, May 18, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1893)/Comments (-)/
Categories: TechnologyNational
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 (1064)/Comments (-)/
National Senior Corps Week is a great time to honor RSVP Oasis Tutors

National Senior Corps Week is a great time to honor RSVP Oasis Tutors

By participating in RSVP, older adults join a dedicated corps of volunteers--Senior Corps!

Glenda Gauss was reluctant at first to try Oasis tutoring. Twelve years and 40 children later, she can't imagine not being part of the program.

 

Thursday, May 03, 2018/Elizabeth Pawloski| Profile/Number of views (619)/Comments (-)/
Thinking Outside the “Getting Old” Box

Thinking Outside the “Getting Old” Box

Ken Druck, author of Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined, encourages a rethink on aging

Guest author Ken Druck is helping Oasis kick off Older Americans Month with a step-by-step process to rethink how we perceive ourselves as we age.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1304)/Comments (-)/
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Android and Digital photography classes get updates

Android and Digital photography classes get updates

Use more features on your mobile devices

Are you using all the features you Android device offers? What do all the settings on your smartphone camera do? Our updated guides tell all.

Monday, April 30, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (265)/Comments (-)/
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