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Oasis tutors are helping children stay on track with summer reading

Oasis tutors are helping children stay on track with summer reading

Oasis Tutoring, St. Louis County Library giving kids a reading boost during summer months

Encouraging kids to keep reading in the summer is critical to academic success. Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring is partnering with the St. Louis County Library to make this happen.

Friday, July 26, 2019/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (437)/Comments (0)/
Changing the face of aging with Oasis

Changing the face of aging with Oasis

Adults across the nation prove that getting older can be an opportunity for something new

Participants from across the Oasis network are learning new things, taking charge of their wellness and embracing opportunities to have an impact on their communities.

Friday, July 12, 2019/Paul Weiss| Profile/Number of views (610)/Comments (0)/
In 2019, Americans over 60 will outnumber those under 18

In 2019, Americans over 60 will outnumber those under 18

What this shift means for everyone

America is becoming an older nation. Does that worry you?

For a country that’s always thought of itself as young, the statistics are a shock to the system! We’re now a more-old-than-young society and with that comes the fear of scarcity, isolation, cost and conflict. What will it take to remove the barriers and bring the generations together? What’s standing in the way of closer ties between older and younger generations?

Thursday, June 06, 2019/Tina Duckett| Profile/Number of views (885)/Comments (0)/
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Oasis tutors prove that finding right volunteer fit can lead to lasting path of purpose

Oasis tutors prove that finding right volunteer fit can lead to lasting path of purpose

National Volunteer Month is a great time to recognize volunteers happily in for the long haul

Once Oasis tutors discover the impact they can have on a child, they are ready to come back year after year.

Thursday, April 18, 2019/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (1391)/Comments (0)/
Celebrating a milestone birthday with 50 acts of kindness

Celebrating a milestone birthday with 50 acts of kindness

When she turned the Big 5-0, Elizabeth Pawloski traded in black balloons for a day of impact

By turning a milestone birthday into of day of impacting others, celebrating takes on new life.

Thursday, January 03, 2019/Elizabeth Pawloski| Profile/Number of views (2783)/Comments (0)/
World War II Veteran Keeps His Tech Skills Sharp With Oasis Connections

World War II Veteran Keeps His Tech Skills Sharp With Oasis Connections

Oasis technology classes help San Antonio veteran stay engaged and telling a vital story

Oasis centers across the nation are thankful to the men and women who have served our country and continue to have an impact in their communities. 

Monday, November 12, 2018/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (2492)/Comments (0)/
Medicare Open Enrollment starts in October each year. Stay informed about changes.

Medicare Open Enrollment starts in October each year. Stay informed about changes.

Oasis volunteers can help you choose the best coverage options

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019 coverage starts October 15 and lasts through December 7. Find out what you need to know to ensure you have the coverage you need.

Sunday, October 14, 2018/Kathleen Stice| Profile/Number of views (4591)/Comments (0)/
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 (4893)/Comments (0)/
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 (4949)/Comments (0)/
 Older adults with technology know-how have the world at their fingertips

Older adults with technology know-how have the world at their fingertips

Learning how to use Google Maps meant a trip back in time for one World War II veteran

Technology can be used for everyday life and experiences that are extraordinary.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (3834)/Comments (0)/
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 (8379)/Comments (0)/
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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 (8139)/Comments (0)/
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Reading aloud is fun for all ages and at the heart of Oasis tutoring

Reading aloud is fun for all ages and at the heart of Oasis tutoring

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day February 1st

Oasis tutors bring old favorites to share with their students and discover some new fun reads as well.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (8197)/Comments (0)/
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 (12015)/Comments (0)/
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 (9668)/Comments (0)/
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