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Title:Seniors CAN
Pub. date: 2004
Edition: 2nd
Includes: Training Manual
Audience: Older Adults
Language: English, Spanish
Description:The Seniors CAN community-based program helps increase seniors' ability to understand and use health-related information, improve their sense of personal control, and extend their independence. The curriculum includes 15 lessons. The four month program is taught weekly, for one to two hours, at congregate sites including public housing and senior centers.
Funding Source: Clark County funding with some state and federal Smith Lever funds for curriculum and USDA Food Stamp Program for volunteer training manual.
Developer: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Phone: 702-257-5531
Length: Curriculum is 15 chapters; training manual 37 pages.
Pilot Testing: There was extensive testing with small in home groups, and then with groups ranging in size from 5 to 25 in congregate settings. Evaluation tools were tested, adjusted and nutrition behavioral measure were added for reports on FSNE grant funding.
Assessment instrument Used? Yes
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes
Borrow it from the National Agricultural Library (NAL)
SNAP staff/SNAP-Ed providers can borrow materials from NAL through interlibrary loan.
    NAL Call No.: HQ1064.U6 N3 2000
    Go to Request Library Materials
View/download files: 
Seniors CAN - Volunteer Training Manual (PDF 128 KB):
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Claudia Collins, Ph.D., University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
    Contact: Claudia Collins
    Mail: 2345 Red Rock Street
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
    Phone: (702) 257-5531
    Fax: (702) 222-3100
    Order URL:
    Cost: 45.00 per curriculum + shipping
    Avail. in Qty: Yes
    Bulkrate:Please call for bulk ordering information

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