For individuals with COPD, difficulty breathing makes mealtime exhausting. This course will discuss how choosing the right foods can help elders breathe better. Through online lessons, recipe videos and knowledge checks, caregivers will learn how to do the following:
Identify nutrition goals for individuals with COPD and methods to reach these goals.
List key nutrients and food sources for overall health and vitality.
Inform elders of food and beverages that should be avoided with COPD.
Use principles of cooking to improve food’s flavor and appearance without added salt.
Apply mealtime modifications to improve symptoms of COPD.