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May’s Note from Becky

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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 Month. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, older Americans ages 55 and over make up…Read More

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Happy Holidays

December’s Note from Becky

As 2018 comes to a close, I want to take a moment to thank everyone who helped to make this a fabulous year. Thanks to you, our wonderful customers, who continue to engage in our educational…Read More

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Making Mealtime Magic This Holiday Season

We want this holiday season to be a magical time for everyone, and the last thing you or your patients should be worried about is food. Take a look at our sample holiday menus for…Read More

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Applying Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans to Older Adults

Evelyn is an 80-year-old woman who is alert, oriented and physically active. She is worried about her younger sister June, who is 70 and very sedentary. June has begun to have memory loss and is…Read More

Physical activity for older adults

The Latest Dysphagia-Related News

Causes of dysphagia can range from tongue weakness after a stroke to a blockage in the esophagus. But whatever the root cause of the condition, it presents challenges in the nutrition care of patients with…Read More

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Updated Guidelines on Physical Activity for Americans

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle has always meant integrating regular physical activity, but guidelines on the type and duration of physical activity for all age groups have recently been updated. Exercise plays an important role in…Read More

Holiday Tips for Nutrition Professionals

The holidays are a time for loved ones to join together and celebrate timeless customs and traditions. But maintaining a healthy diet during the holidays may feel like a challenge for older adults with health…Read More

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November is American Diabetes Month!

November is American Diabetes Month, nationally recognized to spread awareness of the risk factors, dangers and prevention of diabetes. Below we’ve compiled helpful articles and tools from the industry’s leading knowledge sources on diabetes to…Read More

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Healthy Aging: Obesity, Depression and Finding Purpose

Healthy aging involves more than just nutrition and exercise—it encompasses mental and emotional health as well. And more than that, all of those aspects play off of one another. If you’re following a healthy diet,…Read More

November’s Note from Becky

As we welcome November, it’s important to take time to think about what we’re thankful for. One of the things I’m most thankful for are all of the people who support me in my journey… Read More

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Disaster and Emergency Planning Tools and Resources

In light of recent natural disasters, we’re providing a collection of tips, resources and courses on food safety and emergency planning to help food, nutrition and medical professionals prepare and survive during emergency situations. Food…Read More

October

October’s Note from Becky

In light of the recent natural disasters, all of us at Becky Dorner & Associates are thinking of those who have been affected and sincerely hope that you are staying safe. Many of this month’s…Read More

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October Industry News: Standards for Care, Best Practices and Prevention Methods

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Revised 2018 Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (Competent, Proficient, and Expert) in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Nutrition Journal of the Academy of Nutrition…Read More

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