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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 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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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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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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May is Older Americans Month!

This month is Older Americans Month! In honor of this month-long observation established by the Administration for Community Living, last month we shared a few articles related to Older Americans Month and nutrition for the…Read More

It’s Celiac Awareness Month!

Celiac Awareness Month is here! Last month we helped you prepare for this month-long observation supported by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness by sharing a few resources to help you broaden your knowledge of…Read More

May is Celiac Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month, a month-long observation made throughout the U.S. each May, supported by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. This observance is intended to raise awareness of celiac disease and advocate for…Read More

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

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