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The New Science of the Aging Brain

The New Science of the Aging Brain

Reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease and other age-related dementia with lifestyle change

Recently proven principles, if practiced, support healthy brain aging and reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (873)/Comments (0)/
Categories: HealthNational

Quit the sit

Moving is important!

Have you heard the new phrase “quit the sit” or “sitting is the new smoking”? Well, this is big news. The chair is linked to rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases.Here's why you need to keep moving!
Friday, April 04, 2014/Shelby Schroeder| Profile/Number of views (29519)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health

Why getting a good night's sleep is good for your brain

Wellness with Cindy

Will a good night’s sleep make you smarter? During waking hours the brain is absorbing new information. In order to add the freshly acquired information to the long-term memory banks in the brain, the body needs to sleep.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014/Cindy Sue Blair| Profile/Number of views (27653)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health

Managing your "stuff"

Celebrate Older Americans Month by taking control to live a healthier life!

Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow. As older Americans we have “stuff” that we carry/have carried through our life cycle. Sometimes it’s family issues, sometimes it’s work issues. No matter what "stuff" you have, are you managing it? In the spirit of this year's Older Americans Month, "Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow," Oasis member Ruth Jenerson shares her journey on taking control of her "stuff" so she can live a healthy life.
Thursday, May 01, 2014/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (14128)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health
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 (5486)/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 (1176)/Comments (0)/
The Caregiving Dilemma: When Family Support is not an Option

The Caregiving Dilemma: When Family Support is not an Option

Strategies for aging planning when you are on your own

Family caregiving has long been the cornerstone of our healthcare system, but not everyone has that option.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1075)/Comments (0)/
Categories: National
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 (8408)/Comments (0)/
Looking to lose weight? Think less about diets, more about lasting lifestyle changes.

Looking to lose weight? Think less about diets, more about lasting lifestyle changes.

Anthem Foundation and Oasis offer a great way to get started: Healthy Habits for Adults.

Most people associate weight loss with dieting, but for lasting results, developing healthy habits that you can actually stick with is the proven approach. 

Thursday, January 11, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (12598)/Comments (0)/
Oasis and Anthem Foundation partner to help older adults reduce chronic disease risk

Oasis and Anthem Foundation partner to help older adults reduce chronic disease risk

Oasis Receives $267,000 to offer Healthy Habits for Adults program in six cities

The Oasis Institute, a thought leader in healthy aging, and Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem, Inc., continue their partnership to offer free classes to older adults through the Oasis Healthy Habits program.

Monday, June 18, 2018/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (4446)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News releases
Are you at risk for falling?

Are you at risk for falling?

Prepare your home, your mind and your body so you can stay on your feet.

Falls are not a natural part of aging. 
Check out Oasis Falls Prevention resources today and do what you can to defy gravity!

Friday, August 31, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (26)/Comments (0)/
Categories: National

Federal Grants Enable Preventive Health Programs to Reach More Older Missourians

A $1.5 million grant from Administration for Community Living will boost Oasis impact

Oasis, the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the Curators of the University of Missouri will reach more older adults throughout Missouri with support from the Administration for Community Living (ACL).

Wednesday, March 06, 2019/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (1549)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News releases
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 (1850)/Comments (0)/
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