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With Oasis, older adults find answers to an important question: What's next?

Every day, older adults across the country are enjoying a renewed sense of purpose through Oasis. They're volunteering, taking lifelong learning classes, tackling technology, staying physically fit, and connecting with others. Read their stories, featured in the 2017 Oasis Institute Annual Report. 



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Lifelong learning programs offer solution to social isolation

Lifelong learning programs offer solution to social isolation

By taking lifelong learning classes, older adults maintain purpose and important connections with others

Guest blogger Linda E. Maurice of the Lifelong Learning Institute shares observations about the importance of lifelong learning for older adults seeking purpose and companionship.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (342)/Comments (-)/
You've decided to make healthier choices. Healthy Habits for Adults can help.

You've decided to make healthier choices. Healthy Habits for Adults can help.

National Nutrition Month is a good time to get started.

Good nutrition and regular exercise are important tools to manage or prevent chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and arthritis.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (3302)/Comments (-)/
Travel the world with a seasoned guide through an Oasis YouTube video

Travel the world with a seasoned guide through an Oasis YouTube video

A new YouTube video makes it possible to see some of the world from your home.

With Oasis instructor Tom Henry as your guide, you can see parts of the world in a "Travels With Tom" class that we've captured on video and shared on our YouTube channel.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (2201)/Comments (-)/
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Enjoying audiobooks is easier than ever

Enjoying audiobooks is easier than ever

Audiobooks are a wonderful way to enjoy books while on the go.

  If you enjoy audiobooks, or would like to try them, check out the world’s largest audiobook provider—Audible.

Monday, March 05, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1826)/Comments (-)/
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Friendship and finger-knitting helped this mentor and student create success

Friendship and finger-knitting helped this mentor and student create success

Finding out what excites a child opens a path to reading and learning

Oasis tutor Kathleen Eicher came along at just the right time three years ago for a young girl who was struggling with reading and learning how to be a good friend.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (3037)/Comments (-)/
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Packing for the journey

Packing for the journey

Part of retirement is getting past the sense of disconnection

As much as I have tried to prepare for retirement, the process is harder than I thought it would be. But it has also helped me appreciate more how at any stage, we are all seeking purpose and connection.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (3119)/Comments (-)/
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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.

Anthem Foundation and Oasis offer a great way to get started: Healthy Habits for Adults.

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 (5586)/Comments (-)/