Highlights2019-10-28T23:33:28+00:00

St. Louis Oasis Highlights

In 2019, Americans over 60 will outnumber those under 18

America is becoming an older nation. Does that worry you?

For a country that’s always thought of itself as young, the statistics are a shock to the system! We’re now a more-old-than-young society and with that comes the fear of scarcity, isolation, cost and conflict. What will it take to remove the barriers and bring the generations together? What’s standing in the way of closer ties between older and younger generations?

How to Live Forever

In his new bestseller How to Live Forever, Freedman tells the story of his 30-year quest to answer some of contemporary life’s most urgent questions: With so many living so much longer, what is the meaning of the increasing years beyond 50? How can a society with more older people than younger ones thrive? How do we find happiness when we know life is long and time is short? Be part of the conversation!

Connecting St. Louis

Safe spaces for walking and biking are fundamental to a thriving, vibrant community. You can have a voice in building safe streets in our region. Join Trailnet CEO Ralph Pfremmer, Mayor of Clayton Harold Sanger, and Kirkwood City Council Member Nancy Luetzow on April 11 for an interactive session about how you can get involved. Be an active part of the civic dialogue in your community. Make your voice heard on policies that affect biking & walking.

 

How to Avoid Medicare Scams

By David Levine, Contributor for U.S. News Nov. 13, 2018, at 11:55 a.m.

Fraud costs the government and consumers billions every year. Help by preventing scams and reporting suspicious behavior.

ACCORDING TO THE Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, scams against government and private health care insurers form the largest type of insurance fraud – by far. No one knows exactly how much money is lost through health care fraud, but it is likely in the tens of billions of dollars a year, the group claims. In addition, medical identity theft is now one of the top complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission, CNBC reports.