Tag: successful aging

Facebook shown to boost mental skills in seniors: study – Boston.com

Facebook shown to boost mental skills in seniors: study – Boston.com

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Facebook shown to boost mental skills in seniors: study Boston.com In the first, 14 seniors were trained to use the social media platform and were asked to post at least once day. Participants were instructed to befriend people within the group. See on www.boston.com

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Helping Seniors Remain Independent in Southern Arizona

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

I wrote about the importance of helping seniors remain independent in an earlier postĀ Arizona’s looming $99 billion crisis. Since then we’ve seen cutbacks and the elimination of funding for dozens of neighborhood groups that relied on a few government dollars to pay for a phone or a web site but leveraged thousands of volunteer hours […]

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Attending the White House Event on Volunteerism and Community Service

Attending the White House Event on Volunteerism and Community Service

| July 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

Recently I was honoredĀ  to represent the OASIS Institute as a panelist at the White House Event on Volunteerism and Community Service. The event was sponsored by the Administration on Aging and the Corporation for National & Community Service. We were welcomed by Karen Richardson, Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement. Opening speakers […]

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OASIS Unveils New Website & Mission Focus

OASIS Unveils New Website & Mission Focus

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The OASIS Institute rolled out a new website interface this week along with a new mission statement and focus. OASIS is one of the nation’s largest nonprofits geared for the 50+ age , and is well known for producing a wide range of inexpensive community classes in the arts, humanities, and technology each year. OASIS’ […]

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