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Becky’s Note for November

Hello November - Becky's Note

The month of November is a time to give thanks, and this month all of us at Becky Dorner & Associates are so thankful for your continued support and engagement. Our work would be meaningless without you! We are thankful for collaborations with like minded people because when we all…Read More

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Get Ready for Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month! Established by the Administration for Community Living, this month-long observation was created to celebrate older adults, bring awareness to their needs and encourage their involvement in the community. Learn more…Read More

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Food Insecurity: A Nutrition Crisis On the Rise

Food insecurity is not having a consistent source of quality, nutritious foods. This phenomenon greatly affects older adults as many live alone and are not able to get to the grocery store. Watch the video…Read More

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Helping Seniors with Food Insecurity

Melanie is a registered dietitian nutritionist that works mainly with older adults. She provides consulting services to her local Meals on Wheels (MOW) program where her duties include writing menus and providing nutrition expertise for…Read More

March’s Note from Becky

March is National Nutrition Month® and also National Kidney Month. It's a time to shine the spotlight on nutrition and nutrition professionals who work tirelessly to help people improve their quality of life through better…Read More

March is National Kidney Month!

The kidneys are responsible for performing many important functions, such as maintaining overall fluid balance, filtering out waste from the blood (including medications and toxic substances), creating urine and creating hormones that help produce red…Read More

International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) Framework & Adoption

We’ve waited a long time for a standardized framework for foods and liquids for our patients with dysphagia, and it’s finally here! Now is the time to start adopting the new framework in your organization.…Read More

Celebrating National Nutrition Month®

We’ve been looking forward to this year’s National Nutrition Month® because it’s such a great opportunity to share information on the importance of nutrition. Perfectly timed during this month-long observance is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day,…Read More

Adopting the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative: Now is the Time!

Marsha is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and Clinical Nutrition Coordinator for a small chain of skilled nursing facilities. When attending the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy) Food and Nutrition Conference in October 2018,…Read More

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Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

Mrs. Johnson is a 66-year-old woman who has had several blood pressure readings between 128/90 and 135/95 mm Hg. Her physician has taken the attitude of “watchful waiting” in the past but seems more concerned…Read More

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Get Ready for National Nutrition Month®

March is National Nutrition Month® and it’s a great opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of nutrition in overall health and well-being. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides materials to help you share information,…Read More

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February’s Note from Becky

February is American Heart Month! Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. so it's essential for us to help our patients/clients adopt healthy habits to reduce risk. As nutrition professionals, we can help…Read More

February is American Heart Month!

February is American Heart Month! Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.? That’s why this month is so important—let's create awareness about the importance of heart health,…Read More

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