La Mesa, California
1,000 Oasis Tutors and Organizational Volunteers
55,000 Oasis Volunteer Hours Donated Annually
48,000 Oasis Members Engaged
2,500 Classes and Activities Each Year
35 Years of Advocating for Successful and Healthy Aging in San Diego
"I don't think of myself as a senior. When I come to Oasis, I feel a general sense of excitement and energy. I believe Oasis provides students with opportunities to engage with each other while learning. When you come to Oasis, you feel young!" - Lola
Eddie says "he believes it's all about how you look at retirement and how you maintain your significance. He says it's inspirational to be involved with Oasis and watch some people do what they need to do to participate in life."
Anonymously, one of our members told us "Oasis saved my life by providing me with a purpose. I look forward to learning new things and have made many meaningful relationships."
San Diego Oasis promotes successful aging for adults aged 50 and older to combat isolation and sedentary behaviors by providing over 2,500 lifelong learning and healthy living classes and intergenerational literacy tutoring volunteer opportunities with at risk elementary school students.