Journal Club 2 - How to Ensure That Teaching Kitchens Are Age-Friendly

How to Ensure That Teaching Kitchens Are Age-Friendly

This presentation will review the publication, "How to Ensure that Teaching Kitchens are Age-Friendly" and provide practical and effective tips to adjust programming to meet the needs of older adults. The presentation will also include a review of the VA Healthy Teaching Kitchen program and related research opportunities.

SNEB Nutrition Educator Competencies: Nutrition Across the Life Cycle

Related JNEB article. 

About the Presenters

Robin LaCroix. RD, CSO, White River Junction VA Medical Center
Marissa Black, MD, MPH

Education Benefits

Participants of this webinar will receive 1 CEU for live attendance. The webinar provides information on the following:

SNEB Nutrition Educator Competencies

  • 2.2     Use information from the appropriate national or international nutrient references and dietary guidelines to make dietary recommendations for each phase of the life cycle.
  • 3.4      Explain how to plan, select, prepare, and manage foods to enhance the well-being of individuals, families, communities and the food system.
  • 8.1     Assess the nutritional and behavioral needs of the population (to establish behavior change goals).

CDR Performance Indicators

  • 2.1.1 Assesses the communication needs of the individual, customer or population.
  • 8.4.2 Develops and/or modifies recipes, menus and meals using sensory perceptions and other food components. 
  • 8.2.1 Assesses the physical, social and cultural needs of the individual, group, community or population.

CDR Learning Need Codes

  • 4190 Elderly nutrition
  • 3050 Feeding, swallowing, dentition
  • 6060 Learning needs assessment, learning plan development, & evaluation


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