The completion of the Sr. Leclare Learning and Resource Center, providing a 21st Century Health Science Library, and state-of-the-art spaces for simulation training and professional development
Scholarships for “A New Me,” a program of our Health Promotion department that guides patients through lifestyle changes who are experiencing, or at risk of, chronic health conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. The 12-week program gives patients the knowledge and tools to make personalized and effective long-term lifestyle improvements.
Books, books, and more books! A book is given to every child between the ages of 6 months and 5 years at well-child exams at every Mayo Clinic Health System campus. Providers use the books as an opportunity to encourage parents to read with their child during these important developmental years.
Our Successful Aging series, created and presented by our Geriatrics department, provides tremendous information on topics the senior community has told us they’re eager to know more about, from medical to social to financial. Mayo Clinic Health System providers host this series of monthly presentations, bringing seniors together for invaluable socialization in a forum where they’re comfortable asking questions.
In collaboration with our community, our Foundation partners with the Boys & Girls Club by providing a Behavioral Health Specialist (BHS). The BHS builds rapport and trust with youth, many of whom come from instability defined by multi-generational poverty, substance abuse, unemployment and a myriad of other stressors. When appropriate, collaboration is established with other community resources to benefit the youth.