Online shopping is about to get safer

Online shopping is about to get safer

New industry standards for secure browser communications kick in next month

Companies (including Oasis) that accept and process online credit card payments will soon move to a more secure Internet protocol. This industry-wide move provides increased security for both industry and consumers. Oasis is ready for the change. Here’s what you need to know about the mandated updates that take place as of June 30, 2018.

Friday, May 18, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1849)/Comments (-)/
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What is in a Word?  Aging Terminologies, Self-Perception and Self Esteem

What is in a Word?  Aging Terminologies, Self-Perception and Self Esteem

Guest blogger Linda E. Maurice explores the nuances of words we use to describe age

Geriatric. Senior. Older adult. What is the impact of the words we use to describe ourselves as we age?

Sunday, May 06, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1029)/Comments (-)/
National Senior Corps Week is a great time to honor RSVP Oasis Tutors

National Senior Corps Week is a great time to honor RSVP Oasis Tutors

By participating in RSVP, older adults join a dedicated corps of volunteers--Senior Corps!

Glenda Gauss was reluctant at first to try Oasis tutoring. Twelve years and 40 children later, she can't imagine not being part of the program.

 

Thursday, May 03, 2018/Elizabeth Pawloski| Profile/Number of views (595)/Comments (-)/
Thinking Outside the “Getting Old” Box

Thinking Outside the “Getting Old” Box

Ken Druck, author of Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined, encourages a rethink on aging

Guest author Ken Druck is helping Oasis kick off Older Americans Month with a step-by-step process to rethink how we perceive ourselves as we age.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (1266)/Comments (-)/
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Android and Digital photography classes get updates

Android and Digital photography classes get updates

Use more features on your mobile devices

Are you using all the features you Android device offers? What do all the settings on your smartphone camera do? Our updated guides tell all.

Monday, April 30, 2018/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (256)/Comments (-)/
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 (520)/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 (516)/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 (1082)/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 (2483)/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 (1778)/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 (1599)/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 (1456)/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 (1306)/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 (2312)/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 (2450)/Comments (-)/
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