Staying healthy with diabetes

Staying healthy with diabetes

With the right tools, adults can navigate the challenges of diabetes toward better health

By taking a Better Choices, Better Health-Diabetes workshop offered by Oasis at a local library, Theresa Klocker is back on track and feeling healthier than ever.

Monday, November 13, 2017/Sarah Lovegreen| Profile/Number of views (260)/Comments (-)/
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What you need to know about Medicare Open Enrollment

What you need to know about Medicare Open Enrollment

Choosing health insurance is no longer a one-time decision for most Medicare beneficiaries.

Decisions you make during the Open Enrollment period now will take effect on January 1, 2018. A careful annual review is a good idea.
Friday, October 27, 2017/Kathleen Stice| Profile/Number of views (427)/Comments (-)/
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Turn back the clock with these power nutrients

Turn back the clock with these power nutrients

The International Food Information Council offers tips on three important nutrients for healthy aging

A balanced diet with the right nutrients can go a long way towards improving health. Three nutrients in particular can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases, support better quality of life and promote longevity.

Thursday, June 29, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1672)/Comments (-)/
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Falls prevention programs cut costs and keep people in the swing of things

Falls prevention programs cut costs and keep people in the swing of things

Community-based organizations like Oasis partner with health providers and managed care to help older adults stay active safely

Oasis is partnering with health providers and managed care to engage more people in evidence-based falls prevention programs that reduce healthcare costs.

Friday, May 19, 2017/Sarah Lovegreen| Profile/Number of views (5769)/Comments (-)/
Six lessons I learned in 30 days of biking

Six lessons I learned in 30 days of biking

Health and happiness lead the list of things I appreciate more

Riding every day in April reminded me of all the benefits of cycling as a healthy activity – especially the pure joy of doing it.
Monday, May 01, 2017/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (2867)/Comments (-)/
Are "healthy" foods loaded with sugar you don't need?

Are "healthy" foods loaded with sugar you don't need?

Watching out for hidden sugar is just one lesson that adults and kids are learning at Oasis

At 52, volunteer Donna Aubinoe launched a new career in nutrition. Now she teaches kids about eating healthy and how to watch out for added sugar in foods.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (3185)/Comments (-)/
Where to turn for nutrition help for older adults

Where to turn for nutrition help for older adults

Finding resources to help

For many older adults, isolation and nutrition challenges go hand in hand. Finding the right resources and some guidance is the first step toward making healthy change.

Thursday, March 09, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (3832)/Comments (-)/
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Shake the salt for better heart health

Shake the salt for better heart health

As you master the art of reducing sodium in your diet, your taste buds will adjust and your heart will thank you.

Cleo Sutton is turning to Healthy Habits for Adults classes to learn more about better nutrition. He's looking out for himself, as well as friends and family.
Thursday, February 02, 2017/Cindy Sue| Profile/Number of views (3940)/Comments (-)/
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Keeping Fit and Active at Any Age

Keeping Fit and Active at Any Age

Healthy Habits for Adults can put you on the right track toward good-for-you choices

Participating in Healthy Habits for Adults classes led Wayne Chambers to rediscover a fun way to keep moving: riding his bike.
Friday, January 06, 2017/Jeffrey Siwak| Profile/Number of views (4729)/Comments (-)/
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Easy strategies for keeping holiday feasting fun and healthy

Easy strategies for keeping holiday feasting fun and healthy

Planning ahead and opting for healthier choices keeps nutrition in check throughout the year.

By changing a few eating and cooking habits, you can still enjoy the holidays in a way that's good for you.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016/Cindy Sue| Profile/Number of views (3818)/Comments (-)/
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Results from study of Oasis Diabetes workshops spotlighted in Aging Today

Results from study of Oasis Diabetes workshops spotlighted in Aging Today

Participants improve A1c blood sugar and other health indicators

Thousands of adults like Josie Tijerina are gaining skills, motivation and support to manage the condition and improve their health.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016/Sarah Lovegreen| Profile/Number of views (4936)/Comments (-)/
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Are you a caregiver? Top 5 strategies for taking care of yourself

Are you a caregiver? Top 5 strategies for taking care of yourself

National Family Caregivers Month highlights the need to care for yourself and your loved one

Dr. Nate Berger, a longtime caregiver for his wife, Nancy, leads support groups that help other caregivers realize one key message: they don't have to it all alone.
Friday, November 18, 2016/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (4203)/Comments (-)/
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Giving keeps Oasis growing

Giving keeps Oasis growing

Friends of Oasis campaign is underway: keep growing by giving.

Thousands agree that Oasis is the perfect place to grow and identify a sense of purpose. Your generous support keeps our programs accessible and impactful. Consider a gift today.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016/Lyndsey Reichardt| Profile/Number of views (5800)/Comments (-)/
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Is Medicare meeting your needs? Here's how to make sure.

Is Medicare meeting your needs? Here's how to make sure.

Open Enrollment starts October 15

Questions about Medicare can be challenging, but Oasis volunteer Judy Leach enjoys helping people understand how to get the best coverage. 

 

Thursday, October 13, 2016/Kathleen Stice| Profile/Number of views (5052)/Comments (-)/
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Exercise your power to stand tall and prevent a fall

Exercise your power to stand tall and prevent a fall

A healthy addiction made this Californian lose a cane and regain confidence

After a fall, Leanna Clark's exercise routine keeps her feeling steady and confident in her movements. Take these important steps for staying on your feet.
Thursday, September 01, 2016/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (9444)/Comments (-)/
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