Charter House

Welcome to the Charter House page! Charter House is the world’s only Mayo Clinic Retirement Living and is located in Rochester, Minnesota.

In these pages we provide you with helpful resources that enable you to age in a healthy and purposeful way. You’ll find insight from Mayo Clinic experts, wellness tips, and personal stories about aging well. Follow us as we discuss steps you can take to improve your overall well-being.

PUBLIC PAGE
Feb 27, 2019

Eat Smart

By Aimalicia Staub, MSW @aimaliciastaub
  Trying to implement healthier eating habits can be overwhelming. The onslaught of commercials promoting supplements and attempting to read food labels can be confusing. What should you do? Eat whole foods and be mindful of portion sizes. Whole foods are as close to their natural form as [...]
Eat Smart
Jan 1, 2019

Move More

By Aimalicia Staub, MSW @aimaliciastaub
  Start off your New Year with movement! Most people think of planned exercise as their sole focus for their fitness regimen. The word “exercise” is often thought of as working out in a gym or taking a formal class. Others focus on walking 10,000 steps per day. Yet [...]
Move More
Dec 1, 2018

Stay Connected

By Aimalicia Staub, MSW @aimaliciastaub
Especially around the holidays, we think more and more about being connected with friends and family.  But did you know that staying connected to the world around you is vital for healthy aging? Being socially connected enhances your quality of life by providing avenues for meaning and purpose. [...]
Stay Connected
Sep 1, 2018

Sleep Well

By Aimalicia Staub, MSW @aimaliciastaub
Getting a good night’s sleep is often one of life’s most elusive challenge s as we age. Insomnia becomes common because of changes in sleep patterns and health. Whatever your reason for sleep loss, insomnia can affect you both mentally and physically. Finding ways to improve your ability to [...]
Sleep Well
Jul 1, 2018

Move More

By Aimalicia Staub, MSW @aimaliciastaub
People today are taking a more proactive approach to managing how their health evolves as they age. This is significant as there is a growing body of evidence on how lifestyle impacts our health over the long term. Much of the deterioration associated with aging can actually be attributed to living a [...]
Move More

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