OASIS Director Lauren Feiglin honored for her ?inspiring work'

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Lauren Feiglin, director of Syracuse OASIS, has been honored for her "dedication, creativity and inspiring work" to improve the lives of mature adults by U.S. Assistant Secretary for Aging Josefina Carbonell.

Feiglin received the honor Oct. 4 at the OASIS national conference, held in St. Louis.

The Syracuse OASIS, sponsored by University Hospital and Macy's Foundation, opened in 2001 in Shoppingtown Mall in Dewitt and serves more than 7,200 mature adults. The program provides innovative educational, health and volunteer opportunities to help mature adults live active and productive lives.

Nationally, OASIS serves more than 365,000 adults age 50 and over in 27 cities.

Feiglin lives in Manlius.

For more information about OASIS, call 464-6555.

Caption: Syracuse OASIS Director Lauren Feiglin of Manlius (left) is recognized by Josefina Carbonell, U.S. assistant secretary for aging, for her "dedication, creativity and inspiring work" to improve the lives of mature adults. Feiglin received the honor Oct. 4 at the OASIS national conference, held in St. Louis.

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