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October 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Traveling Outside US? Are You Covered?

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

We all like to travel in our retirement years, but do you know about your medical coverage and air ambulance transport when travelling outside the US? For those who retired before 2015 – retain coverage in the Mayo Medical Supplement Plan which includes air ambulance coverage and no action is necessary. For those retiring in […]

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April 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Arizona Educational Adventure Series – Now available for viewing on Video Exchange

By Neath Folger Neath Folger (@neathfolger)

The Arizona Educational Adventure Series is now available on our video exchange. These have been very popular and some Rochester emeriti have expressed interest in viewing these presentations. To do this, you need to be within the Mayo firewall presently and best to be on-campus. You can still access these via Remote Access but the video […]

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January 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Opportunity – New Administrative Talent Pool Program for Emeriti

By Neath Folger 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, and administrative) at all sites […]

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November 21, 2018 · Leave a Comment

About the Mayo Clinic News Center – Getting the News

By Neath Folger 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 devices but you cannot view […]

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November 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Coming – Cloud-based Version of Microsoft Office

By Neath Folger 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 on Mayo servers. Security of cloud […]

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November 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment

New CEO Mayo Jacksonville

By Neath Folger 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 came to Mayo Clinic as […]

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October 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Fall Emeritus Quarterly Newsletter (EQN) now available online

By Neath Folger 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, October 18th. and the speaker […]

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October 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Keeping smart homes safe and secure

By Neath Folger 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. To learn more about steps […]

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September 10, 2018 · Leave a Comment

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

By Neath Folger 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

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September 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Looking for term to describe seniors???

By Neath Folger 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 gone with Lucky Ones.”

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