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Nutrition for the Elderly

This course covers the age-related changes that can impact nutrition and explains the Modified Food Pyramid for Older Adults. Caregivers will gain a review of the role of calories, whole grains, fruits and vegetables, protein, and dairy foods. This module provides information on the special nutrient needs of the elderly and how to prepare/serve good food on a tight budget. Filled with numerous tips to help caregivers support their client’s nutritional status.

  • List at least three age-related changes that impact nutrition in the elderly.
  • Describe the nutritional needs outlined in the Modified Pyramid for Older Adults.
  • List foods that provide calcium, vitamin B12, fiber and/or potassium.
  • Follow a nutritious food plan on a tight budget.
  • Help their clients meet the nutritional requirements for older adults.

   English

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-547403

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1932821

Nutrition for the Elderly

   English

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-547403

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1932821

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