Try an Oasis class online

Try an Oasis class online

Enjoy a few examples of our classes online thanks to a pilot project

People are increasingly turning to the internet to further their education. Oasis is exploring how to reach more people by sharing recordings of some of our classes online. See what its all about, for free!

Friday, January 19, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (6)/Comments (-)/
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What's in a milestone? That depends on who you ask and when you ask them.

What's in a milestone? That depends on who you ask and when you ask them.

Getting older is not optional, but reaching milestones does offer opportunity for reflection.

A milestone is just a milestone, until it's yours. Guest blogger Jeanne Foster celebrates a new one and she's in good company!

Thursday, January 18, 2018/Jeanne Foster| Profile/Number of views (11)/Comments (-)/
Looking to lose weight? Think less about diets, more about lasting lifestyle changes.

Looking to lose weight? Think less about diets, more about lasting lifestyle changes.

Healthy Habits for Adults classes are an easy and fun way to get started.

Most people associate weight loss with dieting, but for lasting results, developing healthy habits that you can actually stick with is the proven approach. 

Thursday, January 11, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (11)/Comments (-)/
Protect your Medicare number to prevent scams

Protect your Medicare number to prevent scams

Guard your Medicare card as carefully as you do your credit cards.

Medicare is removing Social Security numbers from Medicare Cards beginning in 2018 to reduce potential for fraud.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (505)/Comments (-)/
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Being assertive about your safety can help prevent falls

Being assertive about your safety can help prevent falls

It's important to let friends and family know what you need to feel steady on your feet.

What does being assertive have to do with falls prevention?  Everything. If people know what you need, most are happy to help.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017/Juliet Simone| Profile/Number of views (871)/Comments (-)/
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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 (1344)/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 (2421)/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 (1929)/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 (1416)/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 (1609)/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 (2037)/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

Two Factor Authentication is an effective way to prevent criminals from taking control of your email and other accounts. 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (932)/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 (2210)/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 (2061)/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 (2746)/Comments (-)/
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