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Nutrition and Meal Preparation for Older Adults

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VBTP114

This video teaches important information about nutrition for older adults. It presents skills and tools that enable home care professionals and primary caregivers to develop enjoyable, healthy meals that suit each client's particular needs.


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Course Information:
  • Streaming Video
  • Meal Planning, Food Shopping and Meal Preparation
  • Dietary Recommendations for Older Adults
  • Medically-Prescribed Diets: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Diabetic
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Nutrition and Meal Preparation for Older Adults Info:

Course Description

In this 1 hour program, we learn about how illness, isolation and the inability to shop or prepare foods often has a negative impact on the health of older adults.

Course Objectives

Serving nutritious foods and providing companionship at mealtimes can significantly improve well-being and overall health. Meal planning, food shopping and meal preparation are among the most valuable services that caregivers can provide. After viewing this program, participants will understand: nutritional needs of older adults; common serving sizes; signs of malnutrition and prevention; medically-prescribed diets; shopping and meal planning.

Course Outcomes

  • Nutrition and Meal Preparation
  • Dietary recommendations for older adults
  • Common serving sizes
  • Food groups and servings per day
  • Importance of drinking enough water
  • Meal planning
  • Medically-prescribed diets: low fat, low sodium, diabetic
  • Warning signs of malnutrition
  • Some methods for preventing malnutrition
  • Reading labels
  • Unit pricing
  • Food handling guidelines
  • Cooking with a recipe
  • Setting the table and serving the meal


Instructor: Marion Karpinski, R.N.

Marion Karpinski, R.N. brings 40 years of nursing experience, much of which took place in hospital or skilled home care settings. By working with area agencies on aging, hospices, home health agencies, hospitals, faith-based organizations, community colleges and other organizations, we have been able to reach greater numbers of providers. We have had a significant impact on the training of both family and paraprofessional care providers.

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Nutrition and Meal Preparation for Older Adults

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