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Latest video: Romance or catfishing scams are on the rise

Latest video: Romance or catfishing scams are on the rise

These helpful hints can show you how to prevent a broken heart and empty bank account

Wondering how to avoid catfishing and romance scams?  Read our blog and watch a video to learn warning signs that can save you from heartache and outright theft.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (488)/Comments (0)/
Margie Hobby helped her student find her voice

Margie Hobby helped her student find her voice

"I do a lot of volunteer work, but this is the one that feeds my soul."

When Margie Hobby retired, she wanted to stay active and connected, so she started taking classes and volunteering in her community. As she watched her student Vera progress, Margie found she had much to offer a child who was struggling and just needed more individual attention.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (31035)/Comments (0)/
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Fourth of July and tomato pie

How are you celebrating Independence Day?

Fourth of July is the time for two of our favorite family traditions—patriotic music and home grown tomato pie. Want to share in our traditions? Read on for the secret tomato pie recipe back on Mother’s Day weekend when I planted our garden. As for our love affair with patriotic songs, that started back in the 70s.
Thursday, July 03, 2014/Pat Gilbert| Profile/Number of views (8850)/Comments (0)/
Deciding you are going to make healthy changes is the first step

Deciding you are going to make healthy changes is the first step

Easy ways to get started on your path to fitness

 The best way to get started with living a more healthy lifestyle is to be intentional.
Friday, October 03, 2014/Peter| Profile/Number of views (13401)/Comments (0)/
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Children bring home what they learn

The entire family benefits when a child knows about healthy choices

 The Oasis CATCH Healthy Habits program has benefits for volunteers 50+, children, and yes, their parents, too!
Thursday, October 09, 2014/Sarah Lovegreen| Profile/Number of views (13886)/Comments (0)/
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Celebrating a 50th college reunion with a memorable keepsake

Celebrating a 50th college reunion with a memorable keepsake

Julie Blow volunteered to create 50th reunion memory book and picked up tech skills along the way.

When Julie Blow volunteered to create a memory book for her 50th reunion memory book she beefed up her skills in research, visual design and applications to tell the story of her classmates.

Thursday, October 30, 2014/Julie Blow| Profile/Number of views (8678)/Comments (0)/
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What exactly is fitness anyway?

What exactly is fitness anyway?

Wellness with Cindy

Fitness isn't just for athletes. We all have a reason to be physically fit.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014/Cindy Sue Blair| Profile/Number of views (13764)/Comments (0)/
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Is that website safe and secure?

Is that website safe and secure?

Find out some simple ways to determine if the websites you visit are the real deal.

It's fun and convenient to use the internet to look things up and conduct business, but all websites are not created equal. Find out how to steer clear of sites that are not secure.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (4549)/Comments (0)/
Protecting Ourselves From Fraud

Protecting Ourselves From Fraud

Keeping track of sensitive financial information is the best safeguard

There are some easy ways to reduce your chances of being a victim of fraud.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (11842)/Comments (0)/
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Women of the founding era: "remembering the ladies"

Women of the founding era: "remembering the ladies"

Guest blogger Joan Musbach provides context for role of women during the American Revolution

During the Founding Era, a woman's role was limited to home, hearth and husband, but things were things were starting to change.
Monday, March 09, 2015/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (10544)/Comments (0)/
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Forming healthy habits

Forming healthy habits

Developing some new habits can benefit your family's nutrition and budget

 

 

 

Here are some easy ways to improve the nutrition picture in your home - and help with your food budget.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015/Peter| Profile/Number of views (11858)/Comments (0)/
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Go take a walk

Go take a walk

National Walking Day is a good time to get started on a very healthy habit

Something as simple as a 30-minute walk can change your outlook for the day. Making walks, or any physical activity, a regular part of the routine requires being intentional.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (12777)/Comments (0)/
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Clearing up confusion about Medicare

Clearing up confusion about Medicare

Oasis partners with NCOA to offer great service: My Medicare Matters

 

Understanding the complexities of Medicare can be really difficult.  It’s important to have a reliable resource as you navigate the process to get the coverage you need. With My Medicare Matters, help is just a click away.

Monday, April 06, 2015/Marcia Kerz| Profile/Number of views (20902)/Comments (0)/
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CATCH Healthy Habits programs getting special recognition

CATCH Healthy Habits programs getting special recognition

The value of our unique intergenerational approach to healthy living is catching on.

Proclamations signify matters of great importance. With generous support from Anthem Foundation, CATCH Healthy Habits is making change that will have lasting impact.

Thursday, April 09, 2015/Peter| Profile/Number of views (24642)/Comments (0)/
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Celebrating volunteers

Celebrating volunteers

Oasis volunteer Wally Canis stays in his tech-loving world by helping others

Solving technology problems is a sweet spot for Wally Canis. He puts that skill to work as a natural teacher and part of the team keeping Oasis computer labs running.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (15172)/Comments (0)/
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