Celebrate the season of giving by supporting programs you know and love

Celebrate the season of giving by supporting programs you know and love

Supporting Oasis opens doors to lifelong adventure for older adults

Oasis programs provide older adults across the country opportunities to learn, stay healthy and engage with our communities. By supporting Oasis, you can help someone find a new adventure.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017/Lyndsey Reichardt| Profile/Number of views (250)/Comments (-)/
Writing new chapters of life takes courage and imagination

Writing new chapters of life takes courage and imagination

To challenge the traditional "getting older" story, we need a new script.

Dr. Ken Druck, author of Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined, shares an inspiring message about how to get started writing the next chapters in our life stories.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1046)/Comments (-)/
With one-on-one Oasis tutoring time, students get a reading boost and a new friend

With one-on-one Oasis tutoring time, students get a reading boost and a new friend

Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring named 2017 Generations United Program of Distinction

Oasis tutor Gerald Johnson has discovered when he meets with students, reading improves and something else happens: new friendships form.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (639)/Comments (-)/
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 (397)/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 (458)/Comments (-)/
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Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring selected as 2017 Program of Distinction

Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring selected as 2017 Program of Distinction

Tutoring program one of six honored by Generations United for high-quality intergenerational practices

The Generations United award is the only U.S. "seal of approval" for intergenerational programs that are meeting important community needs.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (844)/Comments (-)/
Want more protection for your email and Facebook accounts?

Want more protection for your email and Facebook accounts?

Two factor authentication adds an essential layer of security

Cyber Security Awareness Month is an ideal time to make sure you are protected online. Two Factor Authentication is an important way to prevent criminals from taking control of your email and other accounts.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (444)/Comments (-)/
Making sure your grandchildren know you

Making sure your grandchildren know you

Grandparents Day is September 10--a good day to think about how to stay connected

Guest blogger Julie Blow doesn't let miles get in the way of connecting with her grandchildren. With technology and snail mail, she keeps that conversation of love going between memory-making visits.

Thursday, September 07, 2017/Julie Blow| Profile/Number of views (1243)/Comments (-)/
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Massive disasters provide endless opportunity for fraud

Massive disasters provide endless opportunity for fraud

Watch out for new charities that pop up in the wake of natural disasters

Here are some tips to help you find a legitimate charity that will make good use of your generosity.

Thursday, August 31, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1536)/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 (1693)/Comments (-)/
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Changing the story for older adults

Changing the story for older adults

Our 2016 Annual Report shows how people are discovering that some of the most satisfying adventures happen later in life.

By continuing to learn, staying active and engaging in causes that matter to them, they are making the next chapters in their lives more meaningful and rewarding.
Thursday, June 29, 2017/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (0)/Comments (-)/
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When tech gets personal

When tech gets personal

Learning new technology takes patience and confidence

Oasis Connections instructors Emanuel Pope, Carita DeVilbiss and Jerry McAfee aim to provide their students the one thing they need most to make technology work for them: confidence.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (1208)/Comments (-)/
Life got better for Thelma Willis when she joined Oasis

Life got better for Thelma Willis when she joined Oasis

It’s why she gives

“I can certainly say that my life has gotten better since becoming a member of Oasis,” says Thelma Willis of St. Louis, who donates to the Friends of Oasis campaign each year. “I have learned more about myself and how to keep my body and mind healthy.”

Monday, June 12, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (2388)/Comments (-)/
Oasis Institute Names New President

Oasis Institute Names New President

Paul Weiss brings experience in nonprofit leadership, strategic planning and program development

Paul Weiss will work with Oasis board members and partners to execute the strategic plan and develop an entrepreneurial culture that will inspire the next steps for Oasis.
Sunday, June 11, 2017/Oasis News| Profile/Number of views (4159)/Comments (-)/
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Chairman Matt Geekie highlights Oasis work in 2016 and new leadership

Chairman Matt Geekie highlights Oasis work in 2016 and new leadership

Participants are staying healthy, active and engaged in important roles in the community

Our 2016 annual report shows how Oasis participants are staying healthy through continued learning, healthy activity and engagement in causes that matter to them and their communities.

Sunday, June 11, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1897)/Comments (-)/
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