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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 (7843)/Comments (0)/
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 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 (3554)/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 (4452)/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 (4354)/Comments (0)/
Medicare Open Enrollment starts now. Find out what to expect in 2019.

Medicare Open Enrollment starts now. Find out what to expect in 2019.

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 (3764)/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 (2127)/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 (2221)/Comments (0)/
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 (835)/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 (310)/Comments (0)/
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Do you live the “Oasis lifestyle?”

In case you don’t know, the Oasis mission is this: Oasis is a pioneer of the three-pronged approach to successful aging – lifelong learning, active lifestyles and community involvement.
 
As a volunteer coordinator, I work closely with Oasis volunteers and realized recently that many of them are living, what my colleague refers to as the "Oasis lifestyle.” So what exactly does that mean?
Tuesday, July 02, 2013/Shelby Schroeder| Profile/Number of views (5946)/Comments (0)/
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Celebrating the connections our volunteers make

Happy National Volunteer Month!

This National Volunteer Month we express our gratitude for the astounding work done by volunteers to help people 50+ across the country adopt new technology!
Tuesday, April 15, 2014/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (7342)/Comments (0)/

Thank you, Oasis CATCH Healthy Habits volunteers!

Without you, CATCH wouldn't be possible

To our CATCH Healthy Habits volunteers ... we can’t thank you enough for all you do to make your communities healthier for generations to come. In addition to teaching youth about healthy habits, you are also passing along knowledge and motivation to your peers and perhaps inspiring yourself too.
Monday, July 07, 2014/Shelby Schroeder| Profile/Number of views (8284)/Comments (0)/
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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 (13872)/Comments (0)/
Categories: HealthVolunteering

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 (13966)/Comments (0)/
Sharing volunteer passions with employer pays off

Sharing volunteer passions with employer pays off

Tutor Mary Jo Summers wanted her company to know more about Oasis.

Oasis volunteer Mary Jo Summers loves her work with the Intergenerational Tutoring program so much that she thought her employer needed to know more. Her instincts were spot on.
 
Monday, September 15, 2014/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (14217)/Comments (0)/
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