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Play It Safe: Food Safety for Older Adults

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George has been living alone since his wife recently passed. His wife did all the cooking, and George's skills are limited to reheating food on the stove or in the microwave. His daughter June worried about her 81 year old dad having enough to eat so she brought ready to…Read More

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July’s Note from Becky

Hooray! Summer is here! It's a great time for making delicious, fresh food and getting lots of exercise outdoors. Not to mention all of the fabulous picnics and outdoor parties! Did you know that July is…Read More

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July is National Picnic Month!

July is National Picnic Month, and there couldn’t be a better month for it! It’s important to soak up some vitamin D, exercise, and relax outside while you enjoy some fun foods with those you…Read More

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July’s News in Aging

At Becky Dorner & Associates, we keep up with the latest news in aging so that you can, too! Learn more about the epidemic that’s developing surrounding senior hunger, the new profile of older Americans…Read More

Food and Nutrition News for July

Becky Dorner & Associates is your source for the latest in food and nutrition. We’ve compiled articles on the hottest topics for July so that you can stay up-to-date on important happenings in the industry!…Read More

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June’s Note from Becky

June is full of observances: Men’s Health Month, Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and Dysphagia Awareness Month. Men make up roughly half of the world’s population, and let's face it, we want to keep our…Read More

Food Safety for Summer Celebrations

June 7, 2019 is World Food Safety Day! This initiative was developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Health Organization who together manage a Joint Food Standards Programme,…Read More

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Did you know that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month? According to SMART Brain Aging, dementia affects 47 million people worldwide. This month-long observance was initiated by the Alzheimer’s Association as a way to…Read More

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Health Tips for the Aging Men in Your Life

As the owner of a large landscape nursery, Bill was fairly physically active until he sold the business in January – the same month he turned 65. Determined to enjoy his retirement, Bill created a…Read More

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June is Men’s Health Month!

Did you know that June is Men’s Health Month? This month-long observance is intended to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This is…Read More

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May’s Note from Becky

At Becky Dorner & Associates, we’re dedicated to advocating for excellence in nutrition care, and that means bringing you the latest in nutrition news to help you succeed. This month is Older Americans Month and Celiac Awareness…Read More

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Celiac Disease in Older Adults: Incidence and Management

Julia started a new job as the registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) at a continuing care retirement community. She noticed that the community’s assisted living and skilled nursing units had a number of physician orders for…Read More

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Are You Ready for IDDSI Implementation This Month?

The time is here! May 1, 2019, is the official launch date for IDDSI implementation in the U.S. Implementation for your facility will take time, and that’s okay! Our hope is that by sharing resources…Read More

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