The OASIS Institute

The OASIS Institute in St. Louis directs the national OASIS network. The Institute establishes and supports each program in the following ways:

  • Identifies and contracts with primary sponsors in each city

  • Trains program directors

  • Provides fundraising guidance and assistance

  • Organizes the opening of each program

  • Maintains standards for program quality

  • Provides ongoing management and technical assistance

  • Develops, tests and disseminates curricula and training for educational and volunteer programs

  • Hosts an annual conference for directors and sponsors

  • Publishes information about successful projects around the country

  • Conducts research on the needs and interests of older adults

Last update: August 31, 2006