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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 (909)/Comments (0)/
Hit hard by aging? Exploring why Facebook's latest challenge should be challenged.

Hit hard by aging? Exploring why Facebook's latest challenge should be challenged.

Facebook's latest challenge started with a negative question about aging and it went viral. That's a problem.

Facebook's How Hard Did Aging Hit You? Challenge has gone viral, taking the conversation about getting older in a negative direction that misses the mark.

Monday, January 14, 2019/Paul Weiss| Profile/Number of views (4170)/Comments (0)/
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 (5904)/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 (4549)/Comments (0)/
Good health, new friends among many benefits of lifelong learning

Good health, new friends among many benefits of lifelong learning

Oasis participants can choose from thousands of lifelong learning classes

Research indicates that lifelong learning has a positive impact on all aspects of health, something Oasis participants already know. 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (6263)/Comments (0)/
Making regular gifts to Oasis is as easy as signing up for classes

Making regular gifts to Oasis is as easy as signing up for classes

There are many ways to build charitable giving to Oasis into your routine

Every time she registers for classes at Indianapolis Oasis, Barbara Bluiett makes a registration gift. It's an easy way to remember to keep supporting a program she loves.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (4211)/Comments (0)/
Giving the gift of Oasis

Giving the gift of Oasis

Upstate Oasis participant takes a generous step to share Oasis with others

By establishing an educational endowment fund, Elinor Spring-Mills is sharing Oasis with others.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (4006)/Comments (0)/
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 (8970)/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 (9872)/Comments (0)/
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 (11633)/Comments (0)/
American adults still unfamiliar with online learning options

American adults still unfamiliar with online learning options

Pew Research finds that place based learning is still vital for most American lifelong learners

Online learning options have grown dramatically in the past decade, but this Pew Research poll shows that American adults are still largely in the dark about Internet learning 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (11595)/Comments (0)/

Discovering the desire to learn something new

Wellness with Cindy

... Tom had discovered the ukulele tucked away on a shelf in the corner of the musty barn and in that serendipitous moment had discovered within him a desire to make music.
 
Learning to play a musical instrument not only inspires your creative soul but also is an entertaining way to unwind after a hectic day. What instrument should you play?
Monday, May 05, 2014/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (13443)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Lifelong learning

The case for lifelong learning

... as if there needs to be one

Lifelong learning has been a regular part of my vocabulary for a long time. In reality, it starts from the time we enter the world, evolving as we grow. From learning how to feed ourselves, to how to read, to how to drive ... well, you get the picture. What are you doing to learn now?
Friday, April 18, 2014/Mary Wilson| Profile/Number of views (13997)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
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