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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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Stepping up for kids

Stepping up for kids

Tutor coordinator Cynthia Singleton 'touches' her volunteer work every day – happily.

“Come out of yourself and do something for someone else," urges Oasis volunteer Cynthia Singleton. "We have to step up to the plate to help these children."

Wednesday, January 11, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (13707)/Comments (0)/
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Tutoring takes on history to celebrate the past with the future

Tutoring takes on history to celebrate the past with the future

Tutors and students from Indianapolis explore history together

By sharing a little bit of her own family story, Oasis tutor Betty Dotson gave one little girl a chance to connect the dots of history in a creative way.

Sunday, February 12, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (12461)/Comments (0)/
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This 84-year-old knows more about technology than you do

This 84-year-old knows more about technology than you do

Tinkering and curiosity fuel lifelong adventure for this St. Louis Hall of Famer

After a career as a television broadcast engineer, Don Francois focuses his energies teaching adults embrace and use technology and helping organizations solve technology issues.

Thursday, February 23, 2017/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (9292)/Comments (0)/
Immigrant experience fuels passion for volunteering

Immigrant experience fuels passion for volunteering

Technology instructors receive more than they give

A warm welcome to the Ft. Lauderdale area had deep impact on two women and their families. These proud U.S. citizens now give back in their new home community.

Friday, March 31, 2017/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (7932)/Comments (0)/
Five questions to help you find your next volunteer role

Five questions to help you find your next volunteer role

Opportunities to volunteer are out there; you just have to find the right fit

April is National Volunteer Month, the perfect time to find just the right role to change your life as well as the lives of those you touch.
Thursday, April 06, 2017/Pat Gilbert| Profile/Number of views (28964)/Comments (0)/
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)/
Tutor leads students to publish an elementary school newspaper

Tutor leads students to publish an elementary school newspaper

Oasis tutor Aaron Epstein finds an Extra! Extra! Project: Read all about it!

Tutoring gave retired journalist Aaron Epstein an idea that has blossomed into a school newspaper, written by young reporters eager to learn the tricks of the trade.

Monday, May 08, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (11326)/Comments (0)/
Tutoring yields a lasting friendship and the motivation to keep going

Tutoring yields a lasting friendship and the motivation to keep going

When a child learns to read and an older adult feels needed, both lives are enriched

This Oasis tutor and her first grade student formed a bond that is still going strong 19 years later. Their connection has made both of their lives better.

Saturday, May 20, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (12181)/Comments (0)/
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Building community via technology drives this Pittsburgh instructor

Building community via technology drives this Pittsburgh instructor

In-person classes keep people connected across the miles

Volunteer Harvey Schoenman believes in the importance of staying in touch with loved ones. He helps others keep connected by organizing Meetups and teaching technology classes in metro Pittsburgh.

Monday, June 05, 2017/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (4748)/Comments (0)/
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When tech gets personal

When tech gets personal

Learning new technology takes patience and confidence

Oasis Connections instructors Emanuel Pope, Carita DeVilbiss and Jerry McAfee aim to provide their students the one thing they need most to make technology work for them: confidence.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (5601)/Comments (0)/
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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Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring selected as 2017 Program of Distinction

Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring selected as 2017 Program of Distinction

Tutoring program one of six honored by Generations United for high-quality intergenerational practices

The Generations United award is the only U.S. "seal of approval" for intergenerational programs that are meeting important community needs.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (9371)/Comments (0)/
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