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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 (469)/Comments (0)/
Empowered older adults are asking themselves "What's next?"

Empowered older adults are asking themselves "What's next?"

Older adults nationwide turn to Oasis for inspiration on healthy aging

Oasis Institute President Paul Weiss says Oasis is leading the way to shift the narrative about older adults from a population in need of service to simply people who can be empowered to serve.

Tuesday, June 05, 2018/Paul Weiss| Profile/Number of views (1935)/Comments (0)/
Oasis impact on community motivates donors to give

Oasis impact on community motivates donors to give

Providing financial support keeps programs like Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring going strong

Tom and Ann Stafford give to Oasis because they love the classes and want to ensure that tutoring thrives in their community.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1745)/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 (2080)/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 (2440)/Comments (0)/
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 (9126)/Comments (0)/
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 (7029)/Comments (0)/
2500 tutors for 25 years of tutoring

2500 tutors for 25 years of tutoring

St Louis OASIS works to provide additional support to kids throughout the region for 2014-15 school year

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary of OASIS Tutoring in the St. Louis region, we're working to hit a milestone goal. We are looking to sign up 2,500 tutors by September 30 to work in St. Louis area schools as part of our OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring program.

Our tutors truly make a difference. The US Department of Education stated that one-on-one tutoring is
Tuesday, September 16, 2014/Danni Eickenhorst| Profile/Number of views (13340)/Comments (0)/

"I always rejoice in the little accomplishments"

Tutor Carol Gabbert celebrates her students' success

When Carol Gabbert began tutoring 18 years ago, she had no idea how much it would impact her life. After years of working as a preschool teacher when her children were young, Carol wanted to try something different when a friend suggested she become an OASIS Intergenerational Tutor. She looks forward to each new year and the adventures that lie ahead.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014/Jennifer| Profile/Number of views (11973)/Comments (0)/

New school year excitement never fades, even long after graduation

OASIS tutors channel their good memories into helping kids today

This time of year I can’t help but start thinking about going back to school, and how much I looked forward to that when I was a kid. OASIS tutors have many reasons for both choosing to tutor, AND where they want to tutor. Perhaps they want to complete the circle, and come back to their neighborhood school. 
Monday, August 18, 2014/Jeanne Foster| Profile/Number of views (11838)/Comments (0)/

Getting healthy by giving back

The perfect volunteer opportunity is out there for you!

I don’t need research to tell me that volunteering improves the health of adults ages 50 and older; I see it every day at OASIS. Older adults who volunteer are more likely to maintain strength and functional ability, or the ability to perform every day activities, which is key to maintaining independence.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014/Sarah Lovegreen| Profile/Number of views (11787)/Comments (0)/
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