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March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Older Adult Nutrition: Practical Strategies

Sara Casey Fagan, RD, CSG, LDN, Director of Nutrition, Dining Services

Older adults have unique nutritional needs, especially as the body changes with age. This can put them at increased risk for malnutrition and other chronic diseases. This presentation will give an overview of the changes that occur with aging, nutritional needs and priorities for the older adult, especially those with cognitive impairment and dysphagia, as well as focus on practical strategies and food-based interventions that can be implemented to help prevent and treat common nutritional problems in the older adult.

Following this presentation the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the changes that occur to the body as we age and the  nutritional implications in the older adult
  • List the health consequences resulting from poor nutritional intake and strategies to improve eating habits and health status
  • Identify the nutritional considerations for older adults with cognitive impairments
  • Outline creative and practical strategies for ensuring adequate food intake inn the older adult with dysphagia

 

Wednesday, March 27 

5:30pm- 6:30pm

Dinner to go!- Take Homemade chili and southwestern cornbread home with you!

For reservations, or more information, call

Shane Thomas

978.458.0099

shane.thomas@brookdale.com

 

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Date:
March 27
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Venue

Brookdale North Chelmsford
4 Technology Drive
North Chelmsford, MA 01863 United States
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Phone:
(978) 458-0099
Website:
www.brookdale.com
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