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Senior Nutrition and Mealtime

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain / 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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This webinar focuses on several steps you can take to help your older adults loved one develop better nutrition and eating habits. From helping them prepare for and shop for groceries; to helping them select foods that are high in nutrition and loaded with important vitamins, minerals and fiber; to giving them ideas on how to prepare foods that not only are good for them but taste good too.

Participants in this web seminar will:

  • Learn about the benefits of proper nutrition and the impact of poor nutrition on older adults
  • Discover simple ways to help older adults shop for good food and eat right
  • Learn ways to manage specific dietary concerns, such as diabetes
  • Earn one hour of  *free* continuing education credit by attending the event and completing a CEU survey

 

Presenters:

Dr. Amy D'Aprix is the Executive Director of the DAI Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to meet the needs of caregivers. She is also President of Dr. Amy Inc., a company dedicated to Family Caregiver Wellness by providing access to information and education, services, support with emotional and family issues, and legal and financial support. She holds a PhD and Masters in Social Work, specializing in Gerontology, and earned her CSA (Certified Senior Advisor) - a designation for which she also trains others, as part of their accreditation.
Mary Alexander, Director of Strategic Alliances with Home Instead Senior Care corporation, actively manages strategic partnerships with companies, associations and organizations whose products, services and programs help franchise owners grow their businesses. She and her team’s focus include long-term care insurance companies, hospitals, health care organizations, work/life balance opportunities and senior industry leaders.  

 

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