Where to turn for nutrition help for older adults

Where to turn for nutrition help for older adults

Finding resources to help

For many older adults, isolation and nutrition challenges go hand in hand. Finding the right resources and some guidance is the first step toward making healthy change. Oasis can help.

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Making our days count

Making our days count

Oasis volunteer Julie Blow points out how "counting down the days" toward the next good thing keeps us moving forward at all stages of life.
Thursday, March 02, 2017/Julie Blow| Profile/Number of views (184)/Comments (-)/
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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 (1512)/Comments (-)/
Pop-up ads driving you crazy? Try an ad blocker.

Pop-up ads driving you crazy? Try an ad blocker.

Tired of popups interrupting your web surfing? Ad blockers can help, and are easy to install.

Popups and incessant ads can slow you down as you surf.

Thursday, February 16, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (645)/Comments (-)/
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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 (793)/Comments (-)/
Shake the salt for better heart health

Shake the salt for better heart health

As you master the art of reducing sodium in your diet, your taste buds will adjust and your heart will thank you.

Cleo Sutton is turning to Healthy Habits for Adults classes to learn more about better nutrition. He's looking out for himself, as well as friends and family.
Thursday, February 02, 2017/Cindy Sue| Profile/Number of views (1077)/Comments (-)/
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The Google phishing scam that is fooling the experts

The Google phishing scam that is fooling the experts

There is a new scam that is fooling even tech-savvy users into a malicious and dangerous trap.

A new scam is fooling even experienced users into divulging their Google login info. The scam uses sophisticated techniques to trick the brain—by using an advanced URL trick. See how it works and spread the word. This trap is worse than most!
Friday, January 20, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1220)/Comments (-)/
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It's probably time to delete that Yahoo account

It's probably time to delete that Yahoo account

A long history of hacks have exposed Yahoo users to more than their share of privacy exposures

A long history of hacks have exposed Yahoo users to more than their share of privacy exposures. After more than a billion accounts have been compromised, is it safe to trust Yahoo in the future? Learn how to backup and save your data, then delete your Yahoo account.

Thursday, January 12, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (2957)/Comments (-)/
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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 (1859)/Comments (-)/
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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 (1566)/Comments (-)/
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Supporting the lifelong adventure of learning

Supporting the lifelong adventure of learning

What's behind Oasis' new look

Oasis' new look reflects what our participants value about the opportunities they find here for personal growth and community connections.
Monday, January 02, 2017/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (2211)/Comments (-)/
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The BIG list of holiday gifts for tech lovers

The BIG list of holiday gifts for tech lovers

Looking for gifts for your tech loving friends and family? Here is a big list to get you started.

Whether you’re shopping on a budget or looking to go all out, you’ll find something just right for family and friends.
Friday, December 09, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (2214)/Comments (-)/
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Easy strategies for keeping holiday feasting fun and healthy

Easy strategies for keeping holiday feasting fun and healthy

Planning ahead and opting for healthier choices keeps nutrition in check throughout the year.

By changing a few eating and cooking habits, you can still enjoy the holidays in a way that's good for you.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016/Cindy Sue| Profile/Number of views (1471)/Comments (-)/
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Color Binoculars app helps color blind iPhone users see the world

Color Binoculars app helps color blind iPhone users see the world

A pair of developers, one of whom is color blind, have created a new app that uses the iPhone's (or iPad/iPod) camera to help users distinguish colors.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1200)/Comments (-)/
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Results from study of Oasis Diabetes workshops spotlighted in Aging Today

Results from study of Oasis Diabetes workshops spotlighted in Aging Today

Participants improve A1c blood sugar and other health indicators

Thousands of adults like Josie Tijerina are gaining skills, motivation and support to manage the condition and improve their health.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016/Sarah Lovegreen| Profile/Number of views (2280)/Comments (-)/
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