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Jan 21, 2019

New Vehicle Registration System at Mayo Rochester Starting March 1st

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Register vehicle for new automated license plate recognition system in Rochester From Around Mayo Jan. 21, 2019 Mayo Clinic parking tags are being replaced by an automated license plate recognition system in Rochester on March 1. Mayo Clinic parking tags have been a fixture of the Rochester traffic scene for [...]
New Vehicle Registration System at Mayo Rochester Starting March 1st
Jan 20, 2019

Presentation: Normandy D-Day Anniversary Trip

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Educational Adventure Series 2019 Normandy D-Day Anniversary Trip: Emphasis on Mayo Connections Speaker: Bob Smoldt With added perspective from Dr. Roger Nelson and Dr. Denis Cortese Wednesday, February 6, 2019 For Arizona 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT Mayo Clinic Building (Scottsdale Campus) Taylor Auditorium - (Live!) Waugh Auditorium – [...]
Presentation: Normandy D-Day Anniversary Trip
Jan 20, 2019

Opportunity - New Administrative Talent Pool Program for Emeriti

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Administrative Talent Pool—An Emeriti Partnership Program Mayo Clinic has approved the creation of a talent pool of emeriti who have skills and interest in temporary supplemental employment performing non-clinical administrative work.   The program is designed to support work at all three Mayo sites, is available to all emeriti (M.D., PhD, [...]
Opportunity - New Administrative Talent Pool Program for Emeriti
Jan 1, 2019

Attention Laptop Users Using Ethernet Connection in Emeritus Center

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Important Network Access Changes Effective Thursday, January, 3, 2018: Wired Ethernet Connections Only Mayo-managed devices (laptop/desktop computers, medical equipment) will be allowed to connect to the Mayo Clinic secure wired network. Personally-owned devices (e.g. laptops, workstations) will not have access Note:  Wireless devices (e.g. smartphones, tablets) or laptops using a [...]
Dec 11, 2018

Windows 10 Upgrade Coming...What You Need to Know.

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The computers in the Emeritus Business Center that are currently equipped with Windows 7 will be upgraded to the Windows 10 operating system the week of 12/17/18. Upgrade process The Windows 10 upgrade will come to most work units during late evening hours or overnight How to help your staff prepare for the [...]
Windows 10 Upgrade Coming...What You Need to Know.
Nov 21, 2018

About the Mayo Clinic News Center - Getting the News

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The News Center is found on the intranet inside the Mayo firewall. It can be accessed when logging onto Mayoweb from a Mayo workstation or using Remote Access with VPN connection. Each Friday you may receive the listing of news items on the News Center by email on your mobile [...]
About the Mayo Clinic News Center - Getting the News
Nov 20, 2018

Coming - Cloud-based Version of Microsoft Office

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Mayo is preparing to upgrade to a new, cloud-based version of Microsoft Office products called Office 365. This upgrade will occur in phases over the next 12 to 18 months. Cloud-based services, as well as the documents created using those tools, are hosted by Microsoft via the internet rather than [...]
Coming - Cloud-based Version of Microsoft Office
Nov 14, 2018

Flu Vaccination for Emeriti - Rochester

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Rochester Emeriti will have several options to receive their flu vaccinations this year.  While Emeriti will not be able to use the employee walk-in vaccination centers on campus, the options below offer many convenient locations and times. Scheduled visits for non-employee ECH patients Appointment lines open on Oct. 3: Please call [...]
Flu Vaccination for Emeriti - Rochester
Nov 9, 2018

New CEO Mayo Jacksonville

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has named Kent Thielen, M.D., as vice president, Mayo Clinic, and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Dr. Thielen succeeds Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., who has been named Mayo Clinic's next president and CEO. A native of Minnesota, Dr. Thielen first [...]
New CEO Mayo Jacksonville
Nov 1, 2018

Emergency Response Refresher Course - Rochester

By Bethany Krom @bethany krom
Where:  Charter House, room 158 When:   Thursday, December 6th Time:     3:00pm – 4:30pm (approximately)   We will be doing some hands on and face to face review of basic emergency response topics.  We will be discussing proper positioning of the rescuer and safety of the rescuer for all the above [...]
Oct 30, 2018

Starting Nov. 7, new password requirements will be implemented.

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Make your password more c@mPlex# to improve security Passwords, the keys to Mayo's network, provide essential protection to keep the institution's information safe. Currently, passwords are six to eight characters and could include only letters or numbers. Starting Nov. 7, new password requirements will be implemented to improve security. Effective [...]
Starting Nov. 7, new password requirements will be implemented.
Oct 24, 2018

Educational Adventure Series - Arizona

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Mayo Clinic Emeritus Association Presents: Educational Adventure Series 2018 On and Off the World’s Beaten Path by Alan Yudell MD Guest Speaker Friday, November 2, 2018 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT Mayo Clinic Hospital (Phoenix Campus Waugh Auditorium - (Live!)  Mayo Clinic Emeritus Staff, employees, patients, and guests are [...]
Educational Adventure Series - Arizona
Oct 21, 2018

Highlights - October Quarterly Noon Luncheon

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Mayo Clinic Admin Talent Pool - New Opportunities for Emeriti Mayo Clinic endorsed an organized approach to access an energized and skilled talent pool (Mayo Emeritus) to fill administrative temporary staffing needs (positions and projects) Enterprise approach supported by the enterprise HR shared service Opportunity to match interests and proven [...]
Oct 21, 2018

2018 Distinguished Emeriti Award

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Jane K. Campion, M.S.N. 9/15/1976 to 11/30/1999 23 years of ServiceFor her never ending impact on our community through her contributions of time, talent, and resources to an ever-growing list of organizations, programs, and persons; for living her values, and those of Mayo Clinic with clarity and integrity; for actively [...]
2018 Distinguished Emeriti Award
Oct 21, 2018

The Balfour Fund and Mayo Clinic Emeriti

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Balfour Fund is intended to raise funds in perpetuity to facilitate energetic, talented, and driven   emeritus staff to continue educating Mayo patients, students, residents, fellows, nurses, employees, and colleagues. It is the hope of the Officers and Councilors, the Emeritus Executive Council, and the Dean of Education that these [...]
The Balfour Fund and Mayo Clinic Emeriti
Oct 4, 2018

Fall Emeritus Quarterly Newsletter (EQN) now available online

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
To view the Fall edition of the EQN, go to "Staying Connected" on the Emeriti Association website and scroll down on right hand side to Emeritus Quarterly Newsletter and select the current edition.   ALSO, note new time for the fall Quarterly Noon Luncheon at the Foundation House. It will be Thursday, [...]
Fall Emeritus Quarterly Newsletter (EQN) now available online
Oct 2, 2018

Keeping smart homes safe and secure

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Internet of Things (IoT) is all about connecting everyday devices to the Internet. These devices can provide wonderful features that make your life simpler, help save money and even increase the physical security ofyour home. However, like mobile devices, IoT devices also come with their own individual security issues. [...]
Sep 27, 2018

Flu Vaccination Options for Emeriti

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Rochester Emeriti will have several options to receive their flu vaccinations this year.  While Emeriti will not be able to use the employee walk-in vaccination centers on campus, the options below offer many convenient locations and times. Scheduled visits for non-employee ECH patients Appointment lines open on Oct. 3: Please call [...]
Flu Vaccination Options for Emeriti
Sep 10, 2018

Mayo Heritage Days Oct. 1-5

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
New Mayo film, ice cream social, 5K run among Heritage Day highlights From Mayo News Center Sept. 7, 2018 Heritage Days celebrates the history and culture of Mayo Clinic through a wide range of creative projects during the year. These celebrations culminate in a dedicated week of events every October. This [...]
Mayo Heritage Days Oct. 1-5
Sep 10, 2018

Miss Showing of "The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science?"

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The PBS documentary by Ken Burns, "The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science." will air on PBS Tuesday September 25, 2018 8-10 p.m. CT on PBS
Miss Showing of
Sep 10, 2018

Tonight Ken Burns Film - "The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science."

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Meet the Mayo documentary filmmakers and more at premiere event in Rochester A film premiere, an opportunity to meet the filmmakers exclusively for staff and volunteers, a block party and a drone light show are being planned for Monday, Sept. 10, to mark the making of the Ken Burns documentary, [...]
Tonight Ken Burns Film -
Sep 4, 2018

New Pathway for Accessing Medical Care at Mayo

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
The Office of Staff Services has recently added a new pathway for accessing medical care for consultants and Emeriti Staff.  There are currently two pathways: Primary care provider, and Self-guided care by contacting appropriate specialty physicians known to you. The new pathway involves the newly created Office of Staff Services [...]
New Pathway for Accessing Medical Care at Mayo
Sep 4, 2018

Looking for term to describe seniors???

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
This comes to us from an article in the Wall Street Journal via Joanne Rosener (click here for article). Joanne writes "Ever wonder why we cam up with Silver Force to describe emeritus and active staff over 60? We're not alone in struggling with what term to use. Could have [...]
Looking for term to describe seniors???
Aug 7, 2018

DAHLC Program for Active Older Adults

By Neath Folger @neathfolger
Active Older Adults (AOA) is a 12-week program that is designed for adults 55 years and older. Through balance, strength, and cardiovascular training, this program will instill confidence in your ability to accomplish daily tasks, adopt new ones, and be a true master of widened horizons! Program is limited to 10 participants and [...]
DAHLC Program for Active Older Adults
Jul 12, 2018

How to Keep a Baby Boomer Buff - Healthy Aging Exploration Series - Rochester

By Bethany Krom @bethany krom
Wednesday, July 18 from 3:30-4:30pm at Charter House Northview 3rd floor Learn how to stay active and fit as you age. You will hear from Dr. Laskowski, Co-director, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine and Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. No sign up required. Mayo Clinic employees, retirees, volunteers, students, [...]