Falls prevention programs cut costs and keep people in the swing of things

By |2019-11-25T20:28:54-05:00May 19th, 2017|Albuquerque shared, Health, National|

Oasis is partnering with health providers and managed care to engage more people in evidence-based falls prevention programs that reduce healthcare costs.

WannaCry ransomware. What you need to know to protect yourself.

By |2019-11-25T20:55:11-05:00May 17th, 2017|Cybercrime prevention, National, Technology|

Last week, the so-called WannaCry ransomware virus began infecting computers. It quickly spread across the globe and disrupted critical networks.  WannaCry may be the biggest, and most expensive, worldwide ransomware attack to date. Here is how to protect yourself.

Life got better for Thelma Willis when she joined Oasis

By |2019-11-25T21:09:15-05:00May 11th, 2017|Donor stories, National, Philanthropy|

“I can certainly say that my life has gotten better since becoming a member of Oasis,” says Thelma Willis of St. Louis, who donates to the Friends of Oasis campaign each year. “I have learned more about myself and how to keep my body and mind healthy.”

Tom Henry volunteers and gives to Oasis because he loves what happens here

By |2019-11-25T21:02:25-05:00May 11th, 2017|Donor stories, National, Philanthropy, Syracuse shared, Volunteering|

“One of the joys of giving is to be able to give back to an organization that I think is doing important work," says Tom Henry of Syracuse, NY. Oasis provides an avenue for older adults to keep learning in a friendly environment. It is an important part of who I am."

No matter how hot the topic, people want good conversation

By |2019-12-02T16:54:17-05:00May 10th, 2017|Lifelong learning, Los Angeles shared, National, Rochester shared, Washington shared|

Is it possible to have civil, even friendly conversations about current events these days? Oasis instructors say so in Rochester, Los Angeles and Washington where discussions are flourishing.

Building community via technology drives this Pittsburgh instructor

By |2019-11-26T20:18:23-05:00May 8th, 2017|Libraries, Technology, Volunteering|

Volunteer Harvey Schoenman believes in the importance of staying in touch with loved ones. He helps others keep connected by organizing Meetups and teaching technology classes in metro Pittsburgh.

Tutoring yields a lasting friendship and the motivation to keep going

By |2019-11-26T20:32:58-05:00May 4th, 2017|Meet our tutors, National, Tutoring, Volunteering|

This Oasis tutor and her first grade student formed a bond that is still going strong 19 years later. Their connection has made both of their lives better.

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