Oasis Media Highlights

Publications/Online

2022

July 6, 2022 – SeniorsMatter – “How a Volunteer Tutoring Gig Leads to Big Benefits in Both Seniors and Students”
https://www.seniorsmatter.com/how-a-volunteer-tutoring-gig-leads-to-big-benefits-in-both-seniors-and-students/2613584/

June 15, 2022 – Chicago Daily Herald – “Oasis Institute Seeking Volunteers for 2022-23 Intergenerational Tutoring Program; Aims to recruit 40 tutors a week in honor of 40th Anniversary”
https://muckrack.com/link/oFbEBo/oasis-institute-seeking-volunteers-for-2022-23-intergenerational-tutoring-rogram-aims-to-recruit-40-tutors-a-week-in-honor-of-40th-anniversary

June 13, 2022 – St. Louis Post-Dispatch –“Oasis Institute Seeking Volunteers for 2022-23 Intergenerational Tutoring Program; Aims to recruit 40 tutors week in honor of 40th Anniversary”
https://www.stltoday.com/pr/business/oasis-institute-seeking-volunteers-for-2022-23-intergenerational-tutoring-program-aims-to-recruit-40-tutors/article_45ae73b2-eb2a-11ec-a465-83f2f6e1e632.html

January 27, 2022, Seniors LifeStyle Mag.com – “Four Tips to Build Cyber Resilience” By Amy VanDeVelde
https://seniorslifestylemag.com/featured/four-tips-to-build-cyber-resilience/

January 27, 2022, Ventura Breeze / Senior Living Page 9 – “Oasis Connections program offers discounted classes for aging adults”
https://secureservercdn.net/104.238.68.196/y70.d5e.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/V15.N09-1.26.22.pdf

2021

November 23, 2021, USA Today – “Facebook Fed Posts with Violence and Nudity to People with Low Digital Literacy
https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2021/11/23/facebook-posts-violence-nudity-algorithm/6240462001/?gnt-cfr=1

October 20, 2021, St. Louis Post DispatchSt. Louis Oasis Teams up with Humana to Offer Members Benefit”
https://www.stltoday.com/pr/business/st-louis-oasis-teams-up-with-humana-to-offer-members-benefit/article_c6634350-31eb-11ec-a55a-2b8f56aa457f.html

August 23, 2021, St. Louis Post-Dispatch  – “Back-to-school: Another year disrupted by the pandemic”
https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/education/back-to-school-another-year-disrupted-by-the-pandemic/article_9d77dff4-53e9-52c7-84b5-13b9c2113386.html

July 16, 2021, The Mexico Ledger – “Tutoring program, new to county, is geared toward getting seniors involved”
https://mexicoledger.com/content/tutoring-program-new-county-geared-toward-getting-seniors-involved

June 17, 2021, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging – “Remote learning is the new normal”
https://www.pcacares.org/news/remote-learning-is-the-new-normal/

June 12, 2021, Albuquerque Journal – “Volunteers are the lifeblood of literacy”
https://www.abqjournal.com/2399401/volunteers-are-the-lifeblood-of-literacy.html

April 1, 2021, Traveling Adventures of a Farm Girl blog – “Classes from Oasis Everywhere”
https://travelingadventuresofafarmgirl.com/2021/04/01/classes-from-oasis-everywhere/

April 1, 2021 – STL Today: “Converse with Diane Rehm and Visit Mars From Home This Month Through Oasis Everywhere”
https://www.stltoday.com/pr/business/converse-with-diane-rehm-and-visit-mars

April 1, 2021 – International Business Times: “Converse with Diane Rehm and Visit Mars From Home This Month Through Oasis Everywhere”
https://markets.financialcontent.com/ibtimes/news/read/41174686

April 1, 2021 – StreetInsider.com: “Converse with Diane Rehm and Visit Mars From Home This Month Through Oasis Everywhere”
https://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/Converse+with+Diane+Rehm+and+Visit+Mars+From+Home+This+Month+Through+Oasis+Everywhere/18210666.html

April 1, 2021 – MarketWatch: “Converse with Diane Rehm and Visit Mars From Home This Month Through Oasis Everywhere”
https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/converse-with-diane-rehm-and-visit-mars-from-home-this-month-through-oasis-everywhere-2021-04-01

March 29, 2021, All Home Care Matters – “Stay Active with Lifelong Learning at Oasis Everywhere”
https://allhomecarematters.com/oasis-everywhere/

March 24, 2021 – Ventura Breeze: “During a global pandemic, education and community thrive online”
https://venturabreeze.com/2021/03/24/during-a-global-pandemic-education-and-community-thrive-online/

March 19, 2021- Baby Boomers: “Lifelong Learning Happens at Home”
https://www.babyboomers.com/article/lifelong-learning-happens-at-home-/60526d1ce4b0a391e5256e0f

March 15, 2021 – Marketwatch mention: “Once considered on the cusp of retirement, these people are taking a ‘gap year’ after successful careers”
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/once-considered-on-the-cusp-of-retirement-these-people-are-taking-a-gap-year-after-successful-careers-11615824021

February 19, 2021 – The Florida Sun Sentinel: “An Adjacent Pandemic”
https://www.sun-sentinel.com/community/pier-review/fl-cn-opinion-pandemic-loneliness-20210219-pjl7nmvorbheneb54orlpjusla-story.html

February 9, 2021 – The New York Times: “Remote Learning Isn’t Just for Kids”
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/09/education/online-learning-older-adults.html?smid=em-share

February 8, 2021 – Chicago Daily Herald – “Oasis Everywhere Offers Refuge from Social Isolation for Older Adults Nationwide”
https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20210205/oasis-everywhere-offers-refuge-from-social-isolation-for-older-adults-nationwide

February 7, 2021 – Times of Northwest Indiana: “An adjacent pandemic for older adults: Debilitating loneliness and lessons learned”
https://www.nwitimes.com/opinion/columnists/guest-commentary/guest-commentary-an-adjacent-pandemic-for-older-adults-debilitating-loneliness-and-lessons-learned/article_d6826970-a623-56c9-aa3c-75a947916b3d.html

February 2, 2021 – STL Today – “Oasis Everywhere Offers Refuge from Social Isolation for Older Adults Nationwide”
https://www.stltoday.com/pr/business/oasis-everywhere-offers-refuge-from-social-isolation-for-older-adults-nationwide/article_cc9b5a0c-657f-11eb-84e8-308d99b27af3.html

January 21, 2021 – Aging and Health Technology Watch – “Oasis Everywhere Offers Refuge from Social Isolation for Older Adults Nationwide”
https://www.ageinplacetech.com/pressrelease/oasis-everywhere-offers-refuge-social-isolation-older-adults-nationwide

January 14, 2021 – Yahoo Finance – Oasis Everywhere Offers Refuge from Social Isolation for Older Adults Nationwide”
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/oasis-everywhere-offers-refuge-social-230000924.html

January 14, 2021 – International Business Times – “Oasis Everywhere Offers Refuge from Social Isolation for Older Adults Nationwide”
https://markets.financialcontent.com/ibtimes/news/read/40862230

January 14, 2021 – StageofLife.com – “Oasis Everywhere Offers Refuge from Social Isolation for Older Adults Nationwide”
https://www.stageoflife.com/StageGrandparents/OtherResources/NewsforGrandparents.aspx?rkey=20210114UN49526&filter=2868

Broadcast TV/Radio/Podcast

2022

June 22, 2022 – My Prime Time News – “Oasis Institute Seeking Volunteers for 2022-23 Intergenerational Tutoring Program” https://www.myprimetimenews.com/oasis-institute-seeking-volunteers-for-2022-23-intergenerational-tutoring-program/

June 22, 2022KMOX, Total Information
https://www.audacy.com/kmox/podcasts/total-information-am-311/children-are-dealing-with-big-feelings-1476496934

May 17, 2022, KSDK 5 On Your Side News – ‘It’s truly frustrating’: Telehealth has come a long way, but some still can’t access it” https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/investigations/digital-divide-affecting-peoples-health-fix-it/63-5c14275e-1efc-43bc-a838-da0bd7a1d027

January 26, 2022, BIG55 KTRS The Talk of St. Louis – St. Louis In the Know with Ray Hartmann “Are Older Adults More Likely to be Victimized by Scammers & Fraudsters? It’s Complicated”
https://connections.oasisnet.org/are-older-adults-more-likely-to-be-victimized-by-scammers-and-fraudsters-its-complicated/  

January 21, 2022, TODAY Show NBCMaking Friends Later in Life”
https://www.today.com/video/meet-the-seniors-proving-it-s-never-too-late-to-make-a-new-friend-131407941948

January 17, 2022, FOX 2 Now Oasis Institute works to improve the lives of St. Louis area seniors” By Kim Hutson
https://fox2now.com/am-show/oasis-institute-works-to-improve-the-lives-of-st-louis-area-seniors/

2021

July 17, 2021 – KPLR 11 Pulse St. Louis, “Pandemic hits St. Louis students with learning losses”
https://fox2now.com/news/kplr/pulse-pandemic-hits-st-louis-students-with-learning-losses/

May 10, 2021 – Retirement Starts Today Podcast – “Time for A Gap Year in Retirement?”
https://player.fm/series/retirement-starts-today-radio/time-for-a-gap-year-ep-191

March 29, 2021, iHeart Radio – “An Interview with Oasis Everywhere – Senior Virtual Learning”
https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-all-home-care-matters-74645779/episode/an-interview-with-oasis-everywhere–80290260/

Self-Publishing

May 11, 2021, Medium.com – “An adjacent pandemic for older adults: Debilitating loneliness and lessons learned” https://paul-weiss-oasisinstitute.medium.com/an-adjacent-pandemic-for-older-adults-debilitating-loneliness-and-lessons-learned-9a2b2415f6d8