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The New Science of the Aging Brain

The New Science of the Aging Brain

Reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease and other age-related dementia with lifestyle change

Recently proven principles, if practiced, support healthy brain aging and reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (529)/Comments (0)/
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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 (911)/Comments (0)/
March is Nutrition Month, the perfect time to give food choices some thought

March is Nutrition Month, the perfect time to give food choices some thought

Keeping food choices simple is a guiding principle for good nutrition

Nutrition know-how starts with understanding what's in processed foods and keeping what's on your plate simple.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (1376)/Comments (0)/
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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 (5088)/Comments (0)/
Oasis fitness programs keep people on the move

Oasis fitness programs keep people on the move

Moving together for better health and a sense of community

From classic workouts like cardio and strength training, yoga and Aquafit, to a wide variety of dance and evidence-based movement classes, Oasis offers fun alternatives to keep moving,

Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (5469)/Comments (0)/
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Thinking Outside the “Getting Old” Box

Thinking Outside the “Getting Old” Box

Ken Druck, author of Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined, encourages a rethink on aging

Guest author Ken Druck is helping Oasis kick off Older Americans Month with a step-by-step process to rethink how we perceive ourselves as we age.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (6390)/Comments (0)/
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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 (8612)/Comments (0)/
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Peers help each other learn to lead healthier lives

Peers help each other learn to lead healthier lives

Years after meeting in an Oasis class, two women still find benefits from the experience.

Joan Lane and Mary Maufas appreciate what they learned together six years ago about living an healthy life.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (6625)/Comments (0)/
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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 (12301)/Comments (0)/
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 (8195)/Comments (0)/
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 (8348)/Comments (0)/
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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 (8716)/Comments (0)/
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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 (9190)/Comments (0)/
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 (10216)/Comments (0)/
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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 (16412)/Comments (0)/
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