Online Program

Nutrition and Aging

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session is focused on the nutrition and healthy eating aspect of aging. In this session: the first study describes preliminary results from an innovative virtual supermarket program in Baltimore; The second study reviews websites for food safety information; The third study investigates a multi-session health promotion intervention targeting public housing developments in NYC. The fourth study examines older American workers’ nutrient intake status and the last study reports a mixed-method study of food-related environmental supports and challenges for seniors in a large retirement community in Florida.
Session Objectives: To evaluate an innovative online model of providing access to healthy and affordable groceries at senior residential developments. To assess the availability of food safety formation for the elderly on the Internet. To evaluate a multi-session health promotion intervention in older public housing residents. To describe US older worker’s nutrient intake and recommendation compliance. To identify food-related environmental supports and challenges for seniors in a large retirement community.

Access to food safety recommendations for the elderly on the world wide web   
Jennifer J. Quinlan, PhD, Victoria Laidlaw, Erica O'Grady and Hoi YIn Chu
Diet related outcome expectation, attitude and perceived self-efficacy among seniors residing in public housing developments in NYC: The well seasoned program   
Veronica Uzoebo, Dr, Maggie Meehan, MA,, MPH. RD., Mindy Chang, D.VM, MPH, Basil Reyes, MPH and Jennifer McLean
Older worker nutrient intake and recommendation compliance   
Diana Kachan, PhD, Stacey L. Tannenbaum, PhD, RD, LD/N, Kristopher L. Arheart, Ed.D., Lora E. Fleming, MD PhD and David J. Lee, PhD
Nutrition in late life: Identifying risks and benefits in an active retirement community   
Carla L. VandeWeerd, PhD, Jaime Corvin, PhD, MSPH, Susan Tyler, BA, Philip Mcnab, MA, MPH, Kristy A. Siegel, MPH, CPH, Sarah Fishleder, BA and Donna Petersen, ScD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Chiropractic Health Care, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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