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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 (2264)/Comments (0)/
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St. Louis Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring

St. Louis Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring

Help a child learn to love reading and learning!

Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring is a volunteer program that pairs older adults with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade. You can work one-on-one with a child each week as their tutor, mentor and friend. To learn more, visit our tutoring page.

Monday, November 20, 2017/Allyson Stonum| Profile/Number of views (279)/Comments (0)/
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Summer classes are in full swing - register now!

Summer classes are in full swing - register now!

Register is now open!

Course catalogs are in the mail, at centers and online. Our summer theme is Positively St. Louis and we will be exploring the good things about our region. Register now for your summer with OASIS!

Sunday, May 18, 2014/Ron Wisdom| Profile/Number of views (13311)/Comments (0)/
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St. Louis children to be photojournalists for "Pictures of Hope"

Oasis tutors will work one-on-one to help the children express their dreams through photography

Children experiencing homelessness will have a unique opportunitiy to express their hopes and dreams visually through "Pictures of Hope" at Oasis at the Center of Clayton August 9, 2014 at 9:30.  Oasis is collaborating with photographer Linda Solomon and Gateway 180 on the project, which is sponsored by Chevrolet.
Friday, July 18, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (17605)/Comments (0)/
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Join the fun today!

Join the fun today!

You can help children learn good eating and physical activity habits for a lifetime

Be part of a team and help children in grades K-5 learn fun ways to be active and eat healthy.

Monday, August 18, 2014/Chris| Profile/Number of views (800)/Comments (0)/
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Oasis tutor El Douglas understands the power of one-on-one

Oasis tutor El Douglas understands the power of one-on-one

At the heart of successful tutoring is a strong personal relationship with each child.

El's first task with each student is to develop a personal relationship and learn what motivates and interests the child. Is it worth the effort? Absolutely.

Monday, April 27, 2015/Jeanne Foster| Profile/Number of views (26621)/Comments (0)/
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Developing computer skills: a bonding experience

Developing computer skills: a bonding experience

Julie Blow uses her new tech skills to connect with her granddaughter.

For Oasis blogger Julie Blow, technology has turned into a great way to build a relationship with her grandchild. And it all started with Skype and a kiss.

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015/Julie Blow| Profile/Number of views (19365)/Comments (0)/
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The fulfilling life of a volunteer

The fulfilling life of a volunteer

Mary McFerson loves sharing her passion for good healthy foods with kids

CATCH Healthy Habits has given Mary McFerson new ways to stay active, both physically and in her community.

Thursday, July 30, 2015/Brandon| Profile/Number of views (24171)/Comments (0)/
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Defining our legacy

Defining our legacy

Blogger Julie Blow considers what her most valuable legacy might be

In a world that revolves around technology, creating legacy that you can touch and feel can be a challenge. Thinking beyond silver and china, I want to pass on something of real value: what I know how to do.

Monday, August 10, 2015/Julie Blow| Profile/Number of views (26340)/Comments (0)/
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Take a stand to prevent falls

Take a stand to prevent falls

An Oasis class is a great place to start

 

An Oasis Better Balance class helped Lin Dempsey prepare to enjoy the challenge of an African safari. Exercise is important to prevent falls wherever you go.

 

Monday, September 14, 2015/Jane Overall| Profile/Number of views (24272)/Comments (0)/
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Got a tech question? Ask a techie.

Got a tech question? Ask a techie.

Connections pilot offers one-on-one help

 Jim Salih is a "techie" and he knows it. He loves guiding new technology users in a one-on-one way through the Connections Ask a Techie program.  

Thursday, October 01, 2015/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (18968)/Comments (0)/
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New Learning Opportunities in Webster Groves

New Learning Opportunities in Webster Groves

Webster University, Eden Theological Seminary and Oasis Begin Partnership

Oasis members can now participate in life-long learning classes at Eden Seminary. Eden Theological Seminary, Webster University and The Oasis Institute developed this partnership with the goal of creating high-level learning opportunities for adults age 50+ in the Webster Groves community.

Thursday, February 18, 2016/Allison Woodworth| Profile/Number of views (17514)/Comments (0)/
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Snow Day Wednesday, Feb 24

All programs postponed today

Due to inclement weather, Oasis programs are cancelled today, Wednesday, Feb 24. We will contact all students to provide rescheduling information. Meanwhile, stay warm!

Wednesday, February 24, 2016/Allison Woodworth| Profile/Number of views (7357)/Comments (0)/
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Summer Registration Starts April 21

Summer Registration Starts April 21

Get ready to discover more this summer

Summer registration is just around the corner! Stay tuned for a sneak preview of the Summer 2016 catalog, full of new discoveries and old favorites. Registration starts April 21 and catalogs are hitting the mail!

Friday, April 15, 2016/Allison Woodworth| Profile/Number of views (6791)/Comments (0)/
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Celebrating Arts for Senior Engagement April 28-May 7

Celebrating Arts for Senior Engagement April 28-May 7

Be part of the first area-wide arts festival for older adults

Artists don't retire. They keep on making art. And that's what Celebrating Arts for Senior Engagement, a 10-day festival throughout St. Louis, April 28-May 7, is all about.  With a jam-packed schedule of at least 80 arts events spread out among 60-plus venues, Celebrating Arts for Senior Engagement is the first area-wide festival for older adults. Oasis is excited to be involved!

Monday, April 18, 2016/Allison Woodworth| Profile/Number of views (8197)/Comments (0)/
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