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Organization Information


Organization: Lotus Health Foundation

Sector: 501C-3 Non-Profit

Organization Mission: The Lotus flower grows in the mud and blooms clean and pure. That is the concept Mei Liu and Dr. Jengyu Lai wanted to portray when they created their non-profit organization, The Lotus Health Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to provide evidence-based education and preventative services to empower individuals to successfully manage or prevent chronic illness and decrease medical costs through healthy lifestyle management, resulting in decreased needs for medical interventions. In other words, to educate and bring the community together around one common purpose: living a fuller, healthier life.

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Related News and Status


 

Status Reports / News 
Related PlanScape Status on: Best Practice, Chronic Illness, Food, Health, Medical Services
February 12, 2020: Collider Foundation

Microgrants to Help Support Entrepreneurial Activity

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January 30, 2020: Creating a 21st Century Community Space

 Community Response Resource Coalition formed to drive 21st Century Community Space. 

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January 24, 2020: America’s Community for Health Meeting News

 Meeting material from Jan. meeting:

Macro and micro expected outcomes of the project. 

First pass at co-designer listConvening Co-designers

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January 15, 2020: AARP Age Friendly Community

Olmsted County joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.

 

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December 20, 2019: 2019 Community for Health Workgroup Log

DMC EDA initiated Community For Health group effort notes.

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November 27, 2019: Community Networking Group (CNG) Relaunch Conversations

CNG Steering Committee collaborating with Mayor Kim Norton to launch CNG 2.0. 

 

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November 20, 2019: DMC Transportation Plan - Circular

 DMCC Board Voted in favor of staff recommendations. 

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Impacts

The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:

PlanScape

Lvl 1: Best Practice ; Chronic Illness ; Food ; Health ; Medical Services

Lvl 2: Health & Wellness

DMC Impact: Health & Wellness

Community Health Impact area: Mental Health ; Obesity ; Diabetes

 


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Startup

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    demonstration
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