Category: Nutrition

September 1, 2017

HROTW: Celebrate Healthy Aging Month with Proper Nutrition

September is Healthy Aging Month! For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re highlighting the role nutrition plays in healthy aging with a short “pocket film.”
September 30, 2016

New Infographic Highlights the Issue of Malnutrition in Older Adults

Today is the last day of Malnutrition Awareness Week™. To illustrate how malnutrition affects older adults, we've created an infographic.
September 28, 2016

This Week We’re Raising Awareness about Malnutrition

This week is Malnutrition Awareness Week™. Malnutrition is an under-recognized problem in the United States, especially among older adults. As many as one in two older adults are at risk for malnutrition.
September 19, 2016

Next Week Is Malnutrition Awareness Week

Next week, starting on September 26, is Malnutrition Awareness Week™.  We are excited to be partnering with our friends at the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) to raise awareness.
June 1, 2016

Malnutrition: Healthcare Professional Tip Sheet

Many cases of malnutrition go undetected because the signs are subtle, those at risk are often difficult to recognize, and the symptoms may look like a normal part of aging.  This tip sheet helps healthcare professionals identify at-risk patients, screen for malnutrition, and personalize a treatment plan if necessary.  The tear-off section is for patients and includes additoinal resources and information.
May 26, 2016

Three New Resources for Older Americans Month

As we continue our celebration of Older Americans Month, here are three resources to help older adults live longer and healthier lives. 
May 24, 2016

Missed Our #NutritionAging Twitter Chat? We Have You Covered

Did you miss the May 23 #NutritionAging chat? Don't worry; we have you covered.
May 23, 2016

Nutrition for a Healthy Life: Eating Right at Every Age Twitter Chat

On May 23, at 1 p.m. ET,  the Alliance for Aging Research and the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University will host a Twitter Chat on healthy eating as we age, the impact of nutrition on health, and recognizing the signs of malnutrition. 
May 12, 2016

GSIG Spring Seminar: Nutrition, Fasting, Longevity, and Diseases

The Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) holds its spring seminar with Dr. Valter Longo,the Edna Jones Professor in Gerontology and Professor in Biological Science and the Director of the University of Southern California Longevity Institute.
May 11, 2016

Don’t Miss This Seminar on Nutrition, Fasting, Longevity, and Diseases

The Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) holds its spring seminar with Dr. Valter Longo  from the University of Southern California on nutrition, fasting, longevity, and diseases.