Give the Gift of Oasis

Give the Gift of Oasis

Gift Certificates for Lifelong Adventure

Add some adventure to Mother's Day, birthdays and any other holiday by giving the gift of Oasis! Oasis gift certificates are available in any denomination. Order one today by calling Maria at 314.862.4859 ext. 23.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018/Allison Woodworth| Profile/Number of views (41)/Comments (-)/
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Teaching is all in the family for this father-son duo

Teaching is all in the family for this father-son duo

Volunteering has benefits for people of all ages

Father and son Cesar and Fabio Costa agree that by helping people build skills as Oasis Connections volunteer instructors their own lives are enriched.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (151)/Comments (-)/
 Older adults with technology know-how have the world at their fingertips

Older adults with technology know-how have the world at their fingertips

Learning how to use Google Maps meant a trip back in time for one World War II veteran

Technology can be used for everyday life and experiences that are extraordinary.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (424)/Comments (-)/
You've decided to make healthier choices. Healthy Habits for Adults can help.

You've decided to make healthier choices. Healthy Habits for Adults can help.

National Nutrition Month is a good time to get started.

Good nutrition and regular exercise are important tools to manage or prevent chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and arthritis.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (1447)/Comments (-)/
Is that website safe and secure?

Is that website safe and secure?

Find out some simple ways to determine if the websites you visit are the real deal.

It's fun and convenient to use the internet to look things up and conduct business, but all websites are not created equal. Find out how to steer clear of sites that are not secure.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1189)/Comments (-)/
Travel the world with a seasoned guide through an Oasis YouTube video

Travel the world with a seasoned guide through an Oasis YouTube video

A new YouTube video makes it possible to see some of the world from your home.

With Oasis instructor Tom Henry as your guide, you can see parts of the world in a "Travels With Tom" class that we've captured on video and shared on our YouTube channel.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (783)/Comments (-)/
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Is it fake news? Find out how to know for sure.

Is it fake news? Find out how to know for sure.

Oasis YouTube video provides great guidance on how to navigate and trust what you hear on the news

Navigating the news to determine fact from fiction can be tricky these days. Oasis instructor Don Siegel's class provides tips to help you find the truth.

 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (915)/Comments (-)/
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Enjoying audiobooks is easier than ever

Enjoying audiobooks is easier than ever

Audiobooks are a wonderful way to enjoy books while on the go.

  If you enjoy audiobooks, or would like to try them, check out the world’s largest audiobook provider—Audible.

Monday, March 05, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (663)/Comments (-)/
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Friendship and finger-knitting helped this mentor and student create success

Friendship and finger-knitting helped this mentor and student create success

Finding out what excites a child opens a path to reading and learning

Oasis tutor Kathleen Eicher came along at just the right time three years ago for a young girl who was struggling with reading and learning how to be a good friend.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (1427)/Comments (-)/
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Packing for the journey

Packing for the journey

Part of retirement is getting past the sense of disconnection

As much as I have tried to prepare for retirement, the process is harder than I thought it would be. But it has also helped me appreciate more how at any stage, we are all seeking purpose and connection.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (1466)/Comments (-)/
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Peers help each other learn to lead healthier lives

Peers help each other learn to lead healthier lives

Years after meeting in an Oasis class, two women still find benefits from the experience.

Joan Lane and Mary Maufas appreciate what they learned together six years ago about living an healthy life.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (899)/Comments (-)/
Categories: HealthNational
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Want to ditch your Facebook account? Read this first!

Want to ditch your Facebook account? Read this first!

Closing your account might cause issues with other sites tied to your Facebook account

If you find yourself not using Facebook as much as you used to, or you simply would like to take a break, there are a few options at your disposal. Before taking the plunge of deleting your account, you could just un-follow Facebook friends you don't want to talk to and unsubscribe from some groups. However, if you’ve set your mind on getting rid of Facebook once and for all, here’s what you need to do.

Monday, February 05, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (684)/Comments (-)/
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Reading aloud is fun for all ages and at the heart of Oasis tutoring

Reading aloud is fun for all ages and at the heart of Oasis tutoring

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day February 1st

Oasis tutors bring old favorites to share with their students and discover some new fun reads as well.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (2109)/Comments (-)/
Try an Oasis class online

Try an Oasis class online

Enjoy a few examples of our classes online thanks to a pilot project

People are increasingly turning to the internet to further their education. Oasis is exploring how to reach more people by sharing recordings of some of our classes online. See what its all about, for free!

Friday, January 19, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (2909)/Comments (-)/
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What's in a milestone? That depends on who you ask and when you ask them.

What's in a milestone? That depends on who you ask and when you ask them.

Getting older is not optional, but reaching milestones does offer opportunity for reflection.

A milestone is just a milestone, until it's yours. Guest blogger Jeanne Foster celebrates a new one and she's in good company!

Thursday, January 18, 2018/Jeanne Foster| Profile/Number of views (2637)/Comments (-)/
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