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July 20, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Healthy Aging Exploration Series – Enhance Functional Fitness

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Topic: Enhance Functional Fitness Presenter: Jason Soyring, DAHLC Health and Wellness Coach When: Thursday, July 28th 10:30-11:30am in DAHLC SL-200 No sign up required, just drop in and learn about strength training and healthy back care. Mayo Clinic employees, retirees, volunteers, students, spouses and Charter House residents are welcome to attend.

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Tags: exploration series, fitness, healthy back, program


June 6, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Healthy Aging Exploration Series: Challenge Your Brain

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Healthy Aging Exploration Series Topic: Challenge Your Brain Presenter: Angela Lunde, Charter House Cognitive Health and Wellness Director When: Monday, June 13th 7:30-8:30pm in Charter House Edwards Hall No sign up required, just drop in and learn about ways to challenge your brain in healthy ways. Mayo Clinic employees, retirees, volunteers, students, spouses and Charter […]

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Tags: brain, challenge your brain, Drop-in, exploration series, health, healthy aging, program, Registrations


May 30, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Heritage Classic Workshop

By nicoleblock nicoleblock (@nicolerawlings)

Get ready for the Heritage Classic 5K Run/Walk with a workshop hosted by DAHLC Health & Wellness Coaches Chad Fritsche & Desiree Ahrens! Learn about 5k Training Guides, Strength & Flexibility, and Motivation! Registration opens Tuesday, May 30! Sign- up for this FREE opportunity at the DAHLC Front Desk—50 spots available!

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Tags: get fit, Heritage Classic, offerings, participate, program, Registrations


May 3, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Compassionate Moms

By Desiree Ahrens Desiree Ahrens (@ahrensdesiree)

Did you have them naturally? Do twins run in your family? Did you use fertility drugs? Are you going back to work? Did you get an epidural? Are you sending them to childcare? I can’t believe you are breastfeeding!? You would think these would be questions close friends and family would ask, but no. They […]

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Tags: Blog, Coaching, core, Mission Motherhood, mom, mother, Movement Training, new mom, pelvic floor, postnatal, Pregnancy, Registrations


April 27, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Sunday, May 1st is World Laughter Day!

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Did you know that the first Sunday in May is World Laughter Day?  Why devote a day to laughter?  There are incredible physical and mental benefits from laughter, such as improved breathing & blood flow, pain reduction and calorie burning! Also, laughter helps increase creativity, happiness and confidence and reduces stress. Laughter Yoga is an offering […]

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Tags: Blog, laughter, Laughter Yoga, world Laughter Day


April 15, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Healthy Aging Week

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

  Get excited for Healthy Aging Week at the DAHLC April 25th-29th! We are hosting several fabulous events and offerings geared toward the 55+ population that are only available this week, so come by and check it out! See below for details as well as a descriptive calendar of events for the week. AOA Fit Day […]

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Tags: AOA, Blog, Event, healthy aging week, Registrations, screenings, walking wednesdays


March 16, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Healthy Aging Exploration Series: Eat Smart

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Healthy Aging Exploration Series Topic: Eat Smart Presenter: Kristen Blixt, Registered Dietitian When: Thursday, March 24th; 10:30-11:30am in DAHLC Subway Level Room 200 No sign up required, just drop in and learn about fun and easy ways to eat smart. Mayo Clinic employees, retirees, volunteers, students, spouses and Charter House residents are welcome to attend.

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Tags: Dietitian, Eat Well, Food, health, healthy aging, healthy aging exploration series, Nutrition, Registrations


March 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment

I GUESS you can keep exercising…a personal tale of prenatal exercise

By Desiree Ahrens Desiree Ahrens (@ahrensdesiree)

I rode my bicycle to my first prenatal appointment. I had competed in triathlons for the 4 years prior, so riding my bike was very natural. At the appointment, one of the health care providers hinted that I probably should stop riding my bike. Now that I was pregnant, I wouldn’t want to do anything […]

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Tags: Blog, discover, FAQ, Inspiration, Move, postnatal, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Program, pregnant, prenatal, Registrations, running


December 14, 2015 · Leave a Comment

12 Strategies for Healthy Aging

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

In collaboration with Charter House, the DAHLC is excited to offer a spinoff program of the 12 Habits of Highly Healthy People for 2016: 12 Strategies of Healthy Aging! To receive monthly electronic newsletters targeted for healthy aging, please send us an email at RSTWellnessChallenge@mayo.edu indicating your interest for this program.

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Tags: 12 habits, program, Registrations


November 24, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Stepping On: Building Confidence, Reducing Falls

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Stepping On is a program that builds confidence and empowers older adults to carry out health behavior that reduce the risks of falls. In a small group setting, participants will learn about improving strength and balance, home hazards and modifications, safe footwear, vision and falls, community safety, and medicine review. Fee: $20 per participant for the 7 week program Registration required […]

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Tags: AOA, balance, program, Registrations