Join Allison Stowell and Kitty Broihier for this free, one-hour, live webinar. CPE credit is available for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered.
Are you interested in deepening your understanding of the unique needs of older adults? Join us as we discuss reduced appetite and taste changes that occur as we age, which impact the nutritional quality of our diet.
Participants will be able to:
- Discuss the connection between aging and shifts in appetite and taste preferences
- Explain how taste and appetite changes influence nutritional status, overall wellness, and other health factors as we age
- List several strategies for compensating for appetite and taste changes in older adults to improve food intake and nutritional status
- Share science and education gained with patients, clients, colleagues, students, and others to increase their knowledge and understanding of senior nutrition
This webinar is approved for one CPE credit to meet learning codes 4120, 4190, and 8100.
- National Council on Aging: Malnutrition Screening & Assessment Tools
- National Institute on Aging
- USDA: Older Adults Resource Guide
- Guiding Stars Webinar: The Rise of Mini Meals
- Guiding Stars Webinar: Dodging Dehydration
- Position Paper of the AND: Food and Nutrition Programs for Community-Residing Older Adults
- NIH Consumer Info on Taste/Smell Changes with Age
- National Foundation to End Senior Hunger
As a Registered Dietitian, Allison enables individuals to make positive, sustainable changes in their eating habits by stressing conscious eating, improving relationships with food and offering a non-diet approach for reaching and maintaining ideal body weight.
She joins the Guiding Stars team to help people in a number of sectors (grocery, hospitals, schools and universities) to understand how to use the Guiding Stars nutrition navigation program to make healthier food choices.
Kitty has dedicated her career to helping businesses, public relations agencies, trade associations and the media navigate the ever-changing nutrition landscape. She is the president of NutriComm Inc., a consultancy specializing in food and nutrition communications. Kitty is also an adjunct faculty member of Southern Maine Community College’s Nutrition Department. Kitty has served on the board of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for many years, including two terms as president.