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Nutrition and Meal Preparation for Older Adults DVD
Nutrition and Meal Preparation for Older Adults DVD
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Resource #: PREP - HCCDN813W
Type: DVD
Price: $158.99

Program Contents: 43 minutes

Captioning: None

Copyright Date: 2008


Illness, isolation, and the inability to shop or prepare foods often has a negative impact on the health of older adults. Serving nutritious foods and providing companionship at meal times can significantly improve well-being and overall health.

Meal planning, food shopping and meal preparation are the most valuable services that caregivers can provide.  This program teaches important information about nutrition for older adults and presents skills and tools that enable care providers to develop enjoyable, healthy meals that suit the particular needs of each client. 

Topics covered include:

• Food Pyramid and recommended diet for older adults
• Common serving sizes
• Value of high fiber diet
• Medically-prescribed diets: low fat, low sodium, and diabetic
• Warning signs of malnutrition
• Meal planning
• Food Shopping
• Reading labels
• Unit Pricing
• Safe Food Handling
• Preparation Methods
• Cooking with a recipe
• How to measure ingredients
• Microwave and Stove safety
• Cooking methods
• Setting the Table
• Serving the Meal

Program comes with 10 pages of support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key.

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