Category: Nutrition

June 23, 2020

Blog: Fighting Older Adult Malnutrition During COVID-19

Meredith Ponder Whitmire, Policy Director of Defeat Malnutrition Today. Malnutrition can happen to anyone, but older adults are particularly at…
December 21, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research Statement on the FY2020 Budget

WASHINGTON, December 21, 2019 – The Alliance for Aging Research’s (Alliance) President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has released the…
December 5, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research Statement on Changes to the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

WASHINGTON, December 5, 2019 – Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, issued the following statement: On behalf…
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.