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Mark your calendars—Oasis’ Winter/Spring registration opens on MONDAY, December 5 at 10 a.m.!

The Winter/Spring trimester is packed with classes old and new

Architecture: Rebuilding Your Foundation - 2023 St. Louis Oasis Winter-Spring Catalog CoverWinter/Spring 2023 classes offer a combination of ‘fan favorites and brand-new topics. Returning is the wildly popular series “Contemporary Issues,” where some of the region’s most fascinating and knowledgeable experts present in an open forum led by Oasis Founder, Marylen Mann, discuss provocative issues that will expand your understanding of contemporary society. Learn about a new program called “Immersive Oasis.” Immersive classes take a deep dive into one topic with a cohort of like-minded peers for the entire trimester, much like a college course. Classes are available a la carte as well. However, Immersive Oasis participants enjoy exclusive opportunities.

Take a sneak peek at our catalog now and plan your winter and spring curriculum!

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Cheers to 40 Years!

Oasis is celebrating its 40th Anniversary—Cheers to 40 years! Oasis is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. At the time of our organization’s inception, little effort was put into programs dedicated to maintaining the livelihood of aging adults and appreciating them as valuable members of society. What began with a Read More...

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Volunteers, we need you!

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Volunteer with St. Louis Oasis!

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew As Oasis celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, we want to point out that our organization wouldn’t Read More...

Community Resources

Give 5 is a free, community-based program designed for St. Louis area seniors. that introduces participants to nonprofit organizations to volunteer with and helps establish purpose and meaning in retirement.

Get to know Oasis

Oasis is one of the nation’s leading providers of programming older adults seek to continue learning, engage socially and improve health and wellness behaviors. For 40 years, Oasis has used a three-fold approach that experts agree makes getting older stimulating and more productive:

  • Lifelong Learning
  • Active Lifestyles
  • Volunteer Engagement

A pioneer in healthy aging, Oasis is committed to enriching the lives of older adults by offering innovative programs to satisfy curiosity and expand interests. Oasis understands and meets the diverse needs of the aging population.

Instructor Spotlight

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Joan Musbach

Joan Musbach Joan Musbach taught American History in middle and high school for forty-one years, thirty-eight of those in the Ladue School District in St. Louis County. She earned a BA in History from Read More...

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Featured Program

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Oasis will train you to become a facilitator!

4204 Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) – Facilitator Training Become a facilitator for the Aging Mastery Program! Receive training and support from Oasis to deliver this evidence-based program to older adults in your community. Read More...

Call for Tutors

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We are recruiting tutors!

Interested in becoming an Oasis Tutor? Help a child today, for a better tomorrow. Share your love of reading as an Oasis tutor. You can change a life by Read More...

Resources and Useful Information

Oasis is United Way Strong

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St. Louis Oasis is proud to be a part of the United Way’s strong network of nonprofits and to also be a part of this year’s campaign. We truly believe that together, we are stronger. Together, we are all United. Watch United Way’s 2020 campaign video at #WeAreAllUnited #United4STL

Give the gift of Oasis

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Think outside of the box! Instead of the run-of-the-mill gift ideas, share Oasis with family and friends.

Oasis gift certificates are available for purchase in any denomination. Order yours today!

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Medicare Questions and Counseling

Medicare Questions and Counseling

Do you have questions about Medicare or the Health Insurance Marketplace? Insurance counselors are happy to help! Call 800-390-3330 for assistance or to learn more.

Inclement Weather

Severe weather policy

When classes are cancelled due to unsafe weather conditions, this information will be listed on Fox 2 News and KPLR News 11, as well as the St. Louis Oasis voicemail, website and Facebook page.