8599
Rochester (Minnesota)
Mayo Clinic: On the Cutting Edge of Medicine
Discover a world of medicine at Mayo Clinic, where you’ll speak with renowned doctors, visit the bio-imaging lab and separate myth from fact as you learn to improve your own health.
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Program No. 8599RJ
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6 days
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6 days
5 nights
15 meals
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DAY
1
Orientation/Rochester, MN Overview - Meet at 4:30 pm on the Mezzanine level of the Kahler Grand Hotel - Centennial Hall
Rochester, Minnesota
D
The Kahler Grand Hotel

Afternoon: Orientation will start at 4:30 PM in the Centennial Hall located on the mezzanine.

Dinner: Dinner will be served to the Road Scholar participants in a meeting room at the Kahler.

Evening: Participant introductions.

DAY
2
Nutrition Speaker and Mayo Clinic History/Lecture and Free Time or Bee keeper presentation
Rochester, Minnesota
B,L,D
The Kahler Grand Hotel

Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS - the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the Kahler.

Morning: Lecture on Balancing Blood Sugars; Stem Cells (Topics Subject to Change)

Lunch: Lunch will be in the Kahler Hotel Meeting Room.

Afternoon: Lecture on Medicine Gets Personal and What's New in Cancer Treatment? (Topics Subject to Change)

Dinner: Dinner will be at NEDS - the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the Kahler.

Evening: Free time or "Medicines of the Hive" with beekeepers Ed Simon and Chris Schad.

DAY
3
Tour of the Mayo Research Info Center and Cancer Education Center; City Tour/Mayowood Tour/History Center Tour; Alzheimer's lecture
Rochester, Minnesota
B,L,D
The Kahler Grand Hotel

Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS - the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the Kahler.

Morning: Tour of the Mayo Research Info Center and Cancer Education Center. Visit from Dr. Jack, the Helping Dog and his handler, Marcia.

Lunch: Lunch will be in the Kahler Hotel Meeting Room.

Afternoon: City Tour/Mayowood Tour/History Centr Tour along with lecture on Alzheimer's Research (Topics Subject to Change)

Dinner: Dinner will be at NEDS - the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the Kahler.

Evening: Free Evening

DAY
4
Lectures on: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Decoding our DNA, Complementary Medicine, Organ Transplantation and a Bio-Imaging Lab Tour
Rochester, Minnesota
B,L,D
The Kahler Grand Hotel

Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS - the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the Kahler.

Morning: Lectures on Rheumatoid Arthritis: More than Joint Disease, A Systemic Illness; Decoding our DNA: Genetics and Personal Health

Lunch: Lunch will be in a meeting room at the Kahler Grand Hotel.

Afternoon: Tour of Bio-Imaging Lab at Mayo Clinic; Lectures on Complementary Medicine and organ Transplantation

Dinner: Dinner will be at NEDS - the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the Kahler.

Evening: Listen to Carillon and then lecture by Carilloneur.(Subject to Change)

DAY
5
Tours of Proton Beam Therapy Center, Mayo's Center for Innovation, and Clinical Research and Trials Unit; lecture on Good/Bad Sleep and Health, Aging, and Physical Activity
Rochester, Minnesota
B,L,D
The Kahler Grand Hotel

Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS - the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the Kahler.

Morning: Tours/lectures of Proton Beam Therapy Lab and Tour of Clinical Research and Trials Unit (Topics Subject to Change)

Lunch: Lunch will be in the Kahler Hotel Meeting Room.

Afternoon: Lectures on Good and Bad Sleep, Health, Aging, and Physical Activity; tour of Mayo Clinic's Center for Innovation Lab (Topics Subject to Change)

Dinner: Dinner at Victoria's Italian Cuisine from 6-7:30 PM.

Evening: Free Evening to enjoy Rochester's Thursdays on First and Third

DAY
6
Nutrition, Colon, and Aging Lectures/Departure
Rochester, Minnesota
B,L

Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS - the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the Kahler.

Morning: Lectures on Functional Foods, Colon Cancer Screening and Good News about Aging Brains(Topics Subject to Change)

Lunch: Closing Lunch will be in the Kahler Hotel Meeting Room.

Afternoon: Independent departures after lunch.