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Easy strategies for keeping holiday feasting fun and healthy

Easy strategies for keeping holiday feasting fun and healthy

Planning ahead and opting for healthier choices keeps nutrition in check throughout the year.

By changing a few eating and cooking habits, you can still enjoy the holidays in a way that's good for you.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016/Cindy Sue Blair| Profile/Number of views (13673)/Comments (0)/
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Medicare Open Enrollment starts in October each year. Stay informed about changes.

Medicare Open Enrollment starts in October each year. Stay informed about changes.

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 (4079)/Comments (0)/
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 (255)/Comments (0)/
Keeping Fit and Active at Any Age

Keeping Fit and Active at Any Age

Healthy Habits for Adults can put you on the right track toward good-for-you choices

Participating in Healthy Habits for Adults classes led Wayne Chambers to rediscover a fun way to keep moving: riding his bike.

Friday, January 06, 2017/Jeffrey Siwak| Profile/Number of views (13963)/Comments (0)/
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Shake the salt for better heart health

Shake the salt for better heart health

As you master the art of reducing sodium in your diet, your taste buds will adjust and your heart will thank you.

Cleo Sutton is turning to Healthy Habits for Adults classes to learn more about better nutrition. He's looking out for himself, as well as friends and family.

Thursday, February 02, 2017/Cindy Sue Blair| Profile/Number of views (12168)/Comments (0)/
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Where to turn for nutrition help for older adults

Where to turn for nutrition help for older adults

Finding resources to help

For many older adults, isolation and nutrition challenges go hand in hand. Finding the right resources and some guidance is the first step toward making healthy change.

Thursday, March 09, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (12079)/Comments (0)/
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Are "healthy" foods loaded with sugar you don't need?

Are "healthy" foods loaded with sugar you don't need?

Watching out for hidden sugar is just one lesson that adults and kids are learning at Oasis

At 52, volunteer Donna Aubinoe launched a new career in nutrition. Now she teaches kids about eating healthy and how to watch out for added sugar in foods.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (12972)/Comments (0)/
Six lessons I learned in 30 days of biking

Six lessons I learned in 30 days of biking

Health and happiness lead the list of things I appreciate more

Riding every day in April reminded me of all the benefits of cycling as a healthy activity – especially the pure joy of doing it.

Monday, May 01, 2017/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (13542)/Comments (0)/
Falls prevention programs cut costs and keep people in the swing of things

Falls prevention programs cut costs and keep people in the swing of things

Community-based organizations like Oasis partner with health providers and managed care to help older adults stay active safely

Oasis is partnering with health providers and managed care to engage more people in evidence-based falls prevention programs that reduce healthcare costs.

Friday, May 19, 2017/Sarah Lovegreen| Profile/Number of views (15570)/Comments (0)/
Turn back the clock with these power nutrients

Turn back the clock with these power nutrients

The International Food Information Council offers tips on three important nutrients for healthy aging

A balanced diet with the right nutrients can go a long way towards improving health. Three nutrients in particular can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases, support better quality of life and promote longevity.

Thursday, June 29, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (9654)/Comments (0)/
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Is Medicare meeting your needs? Here's how to make sure.

Is Medicare meeting your needs? Here's how to make sure.

Open Enrollment starts October 15

Questions about Medicare can be challenging, but Oasis volunteer Judy Leach enjoys helping people understand how to get the best coverage. 

 

Thursday, October 13, 2016/Kathleen Stice| Profile/Number of views (15981)/Comments (0)/
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What you need to know about Medicare Open Enrollment

What you need to know about Medicare Open Enrollment

Choosing health insurance is no longer a one-time decision for most Medicare beneficiaries.

Decisions you make during the Open Enrollment period now will take effect on January 1, 2018. A careful annual review is a good idea.

Friday, October 27, 2017/Kathleen Stice| Profile/Number of views (8635)/Comments (0)/
Protect your Medicare number to prevent scams

Protect your Medicare number to prevent scams

Guard your Medicare card as carefully as you do your credit cards.

Medicare is removing Social Security numbers from Medicare Cards beginning in 2018 to reduce potential for fraud.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (7635)/Comments (0)/
Staying healthy with diabetes

Staying healthy with diabetes

With the right tools, adults can navigate the challenges of diabetes toward better health

By taking a Better Choices, Better Health-Diabetes workshop offered by Oasis at a local library, Theresa Klocker is back on track and feeling healthier than ever.

Monday, November 13, 2017/Sarah Lovegreen| Profile/Number of views (8173)/Comments (0)/
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Being assertive about your safety can help prevent falls

Being assertive about your safety can help prevent falls

It's important to let friends and family know what you need to feel steady on your feet.

What does being assertive have to do with falls prevention?  Everything. If people know what you need, most are happy to help.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017/Juliet Simone| Profile/Number of views (7821)/Comments (0)/
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