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Peer discussion groups help people open up and know they are still needed

“The best way to release feelings is to open up and talk about it," says Brenda Kirkland, who loves her role as a volunteer facilitator with the Oasis Peers for Productive Aging program in Indianapolis. 

 

 

 

Monday, June 06, 2016/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (20778)/Comments (0)/
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Building a playbook for aging well

Building a playbook for aging well

Continuing to develop his mind, body and social connections is a path to healthy aging for Chuck Lundeen

Chuck Lundeen is applying 10 years of perspective as an Oasis opera instructor, volunteer and class participant to introduce the Aging Mastery Program® in Rochester.

Monday, June 20, 2016/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (21660)/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 (19275)/Comments (0)/
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Giving keeps Oasis growing

Giving keeps Oasis growing

Friends of Oasis campaign is underway: keep growing by giving.

Thousands agree that Oasis is the perfect place to grow and identify a sense of purpose. Your generous support keeps our programs accessible and impactful. Consider a gift today.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016/Lyndsey Reichardt| Profile/Number of views (17834)/Comments (0)/
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Lou Cohen has a passion for learning

Lou Cohen has a passion for learning

Lou Cohen and the children he tutors are discovering new worlds together. New tutors are needed to help kids with reading and build their confidence.

Thursday, November 10, 2016/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (17868)/Comments (0)/
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Veteran tutor puts his own spin on helping kids succeed

Veteran tutor puts his own spin on helping kids succeed

U.S. Navy veteran Woody Woodard recognized for his service

Woody Woodard shows what can happen when older adults connect with kids. Generation to Generation will connect more caring adults with children who need support.

Friday, November 11, 2016/Jeffrey Siwak| Profile/Number of views (16442)/Comments (0)/
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Oasis joins national Generation to Generation campaign

Oasis joins national Generation to Generation campaign

Partners aim to recruit one million more volunteers to help kids get a better start

Oasis tutor Martha Murphy is part of a national movement to stand up and show up for kids – Generation to Generation.

Monday, November 21, 2016/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (17329)/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 (5435)/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 (1148)/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 (14693)/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 (14449)/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 (13247)/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 (9729)/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 (8467)/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 (29912)/Comments (0)/
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