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17 Qigong for Wellness


Thursday      06/18/20 - 07/16/20       10:00 - 11:00
Oasis at the Meadows    

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This class will familiarize you with the ancient Chinese health practice often called "Moving Meditation". Learn gentle movements, deep breathing, meditation, and self-massage. Seated partic... More

59 Oasis Walking Group


Friday      06/19/20 - 07/24/20       08:45 - 09:45
   

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Join the Oasis Senior Steppers to get fit while exploring parks and walking trails in San Antonio. Each walk is about2 to3 miles and can include steep or uneven terrain. Each walk is at a different pa... More

73 Mindfulness for Stress Reduction


Tuesday      07/21/20       01:00 - 02:30
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Research shows that mindfulness, the practice of accepting what is without judgment, can lower psychological stress. Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic in Massachusetts, reminds us... More

74 Medications that Put You in the Hospital


Tuesday      07/21/20       06:00 - 07:30
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Learn the four commonly used medications/medicationcatagories found to cause 67% of hospitalizations in older adults. Discussion will include how to more safely use these medications when they are nec... More

75 CBD: Hype or Hope? 1 spot(s) remaining


Thursday      07/23/20       01:00 - 02:30
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An educational discussion with a licensed, registered pharmacist trained on CBD. What is it? Is it useful for me? Is it dangerous for me? Ask a pharmacist and let's find out. More

78 Spirituality and the Aging Brain


Thursday      07/30/20       10:00 - 11:30
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The philosophy and structure of Proactive Aging is introduced for the purpose of contextualizing the information discussed in this series of classes: Religion is part of our subject, not doctrine. Is ... More

79 "Fifty Questions to Free Your Mind" Coffee Talk


Thursday      05/21/20 - 08/20/20       09:30 - 11:00
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When we can ask that one question, at the right moment, it can give us clarity of direction, sense of purpose and a new perspective of how to handle a situation, memory or loved one. Sometimes all it ... More

80 Caregiving for People with Chronic Illness


Tuesday      08/11/20       06:00 - 07:30
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Every care partner’s experience is unique but there is a lot to learn from others who have lived this role. This presentation will give a broad overview of caregiving for individuals living with... More

86 Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer's


Thursday      08/06/20       01:00 - 02:30
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Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. The Alzheimer’s Association developed the new 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer&r... More

95 Healthy Cooking for Diabetes 4 spot(s) remaining


Monday      07/27/20       01:00 - 02:30
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Eating healthful meals is an essential part of managing diabetes. A chef from the San Antonio Food Bank will show you the tips and tricks for healthy diabetic cooking, complete with a demonstration of... More

96 Aging Mastery Program


Wednesday      06/03/20 - 08/05/20       01:00 - 02:30
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Modest lifestyle changes can produce big results! Be empowered and supported to cultivate health and longevity. We will encourage mastery - developing sustainable behaviors across many dimensions lead... More

98 Chronic Disease and Pain Support Group


Friday      05/15/20 - 08/21/20       11:00 - 12:00
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If you have graduated from the Chronic Disease or Diabetes Self-Management class, you are welcome to attend this group. We will be building on the concepts learned in class. More

100 Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Disease


Monday      07/20/20 - 08/24/20       09:30 - 12:00
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Chronic disease symptoms can seem overwhelming, especially without support.This class was developed at Stanford University to help people with chronic health diseases such as COPD, high blood pressure... More

103 Thyroid


Thursday      07/16/20       01:00 - 02:00
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Did you know the thyroid can be overactive (hyperthyroidism) or underactive (hypothyroidism)? We will discuss these thyroid conditions and more. More

104 Fatty Liver 1 spot(s) remaining


Thursday      08/13/20       01:00 - 02:00
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Learn more about this condition which may cause the liver to swell. A swollen liver may cause scarring (cirrhosis) over time and may even lead to liver cancer or liver failure. More

108 Marriages in Japan


Friday      08/07/20       10:00 - 11:30
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Is it as simple as saying, “I do.”? In Japan, is it monogamous or polygamous? In this class, we’ll look at the two situations that lead to “Will you marry me?”, the weddi... More

114 Current Events Discussion Group - Is Recycling Worth It?


Monday      07/27/20       10:30 - 11:30
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Recycling has been seen as a great success for the environment. Early on it morphed into a gigantic global trade with China at the helm. In 2017, China upended the global recycling markets and now peo... More

118 Writers Group


Tuesday      05/19/20 - 08/18/20       10:00 - 11:30
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Attention writers and would be writers: The Oasis Writers Group is devoted to bringing out the writer in all of us. Bring your stories, essays, or memoirs and share your work in a friendly, helpful en... More

124 The Era of Detente


Thursday      07/30/20       01:00 - 02:30
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Addressing the 1970s, this class will overview the attempts by the Western and Soviet Bloc countries to ease Cold War tensions. It will illustrate efforts to open relations and pursue limited cooperat... More

125 The End of the Cold War


Thursday      08/06/20       01:00 - 02:30
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This course will consider the key people and events in the 1980s that led to the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe. After examining the shifts within the Soviet Union that set the stage, the class w... More

127 Create a Summer Wreath


Monday      07/20/20       10:00 - 12:00
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Making a spectacular summer wreath is a simple and fun way to express your creativity. Just gather the right supplies and embellishments…and a dose of summer sizzle! In this class students will... More

144 Movie Discussion: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


Monday      07/27/20 - 08/03/20       10:00 - 12:00
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a 1966 dark comedy-drama directed by Mike Nichols in his directorial debut starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. It was nominated for 13 Academy Awards (... More

149 Plant Propagation


Wednesday      07/22/20       10:00 - 11:30
Oasis at the Meadows    

Propagating plants is an inexpensive and easy way to get new plants from plants you already have. There are a variety ofplant propagation tools and methods; from taking cuttings to layering to dividin... More

150 Crafting a Family Heirloom Book


Thursday      07/23/20       10:00 - 12:00
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For this class we will be journaling our stories from our grandparents, parents and of course our own life experience and wisdom to hand down to our children, grandchildren and beyond. Intended to cha... More

152 The Art of Collaboration in Hollywood


Tuesday      07/28/20       06:00 - 07:30
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Chemistry in a film is often difficult to achieve in Hollywood, but over time, certain combinations of actors, directors, and writers have made the big screen pop with excitement. Director John Ford o... More

153 Texas Secession-Then (!) and Now (?)


Thursday      07/30/20       10:30 - 12:00
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Texas entered the union in a unique manner, which lead many to assert that Texas had a right to secede in 1861 and leads some to argue that Texas has a right to secede even now. This lecture will look... More

154 Female Country-Western Entertainers


Wednesday      08/05/20       10:00 - 11:30
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Many country music singers who have risen to the top of the genre are female and despite venturing in a field that is dominated by males, they have made a mark that cannot be ignored. While reviewing ... More

155 The Canary Islanders in Texas Class Full


Monday      08/10/20       01:00 - 02:30
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Immigrants from the Spanish Canary Islands played a vital role in the founding of San Antonio.The Canary Islanders arrived in South Texas in 1731 and founded the first organized civil government in Te... More

156 From Tabernacle to Temple: Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem


Tuesday      08/04/20       10:00 - 11:30
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This presentation will go from the tented Tabernacle to the construction and use of Solomon’s Temple in Jerusalem. From conception to completion, this lost wonder of the ancient world still intr... More

157 The Oracles: Supreme Court Landmark Cases (1857-1978)


Wednesday      08/12/20       10:00 - 11:30
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Lecture/Discussion will focus on the justices’ own words as they reach a decision—either for or against—what they said and why. We will review and discuss opinions of ten cases inclu... More