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Title:Nutrition for Seniors: A Guide and Resources for Providing Nutrition Education to Seniors
Pub. date: March 1998
Includes: Curriculum in binder, lesson plans, handouts, booklets
Audience: Older Adults
Language: English
Description:This curriculum is designed for use with congregate and home-delivered meal programs. It focuses on the nine nutritional needs of seniors defined by the National Nutrition Screening Initiative's Determine your Nutritional Health Checklist. Topics include 5 A Day, Bone Health, Your Weight or Your Health, Meals for One or Two, Smart Food Shopping, Eating Out, Supplements and Medicines, Chronic Disease, and Alcohol. Suggested activities and handouts accompany each lesson. Referenced theoretical model: Stages of Change.
Funding Source: Food Stamp Program, Institute for Private Sector Innovation, Maine Bureau of Elder and Adult Services, University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
Details
Developer: University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of Southern Maine, Muskie School for Public Service, Institute for Public Sector Innovation
Length: 7 Parts, 9 lessons
Pilot Testing: Author notes that additional design and layout techniques were used to ensure a low reading level. Producer reports using this curriculum with low-income older adults for five years. No formal evaluation conducted.
Assessment instrument Used? no
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes
Reviewers Comments: Includes many interactive activities. Food safety information not included with cooking activities/recipes. Recipes lack nutrient information; some lack serving size/yield. Includes some undefined technical terms. Some topics may be out of scope of Food Stamp nutrition education programs.
Availability
Borrow it from the National Agricultural Library (NAL)
SNAP staff/SNAP-Ed providers can borrow materials from NAL through interlibrary loan.
    NAL Call No.: TX364.N8597 1988
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