Becky Dorner Blog

Your expert resource for in-depth articles on the nutrition and healthcare industry.

Connect with us:

Nutrition News & Information Category

Woman looking at gluten-free recipes on phone

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

Older woman sitting at the table with an empty plate

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

Seniors eating a healthy meal in a nursing home

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

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

Nutrition professional at her desk with vegetables

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

Older adults celebrating on the beach

New Year, New Resources and Information for Nutrition Professionals

We have a great feeling that 2019 will be the best year yet for our fellow nutrition professionals, and want to help you succeed with the best tools and resources available. Get an energizing start…Read More

Guidelines for managing cholesterol

Guidelines for Managing Cholesterol

Kathleen’s parents and grandfathers all died because of heart disease. Now 65, she assumed her risk was probably high due to family history, her 20-year history of hypertension, and current overweight condition. She had made…Read More

Elderly couple enjoying a holiday meal

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

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

Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness

International Awareness in October

October prompts awareness for two major health conditions that are responsible for a large percentage of deaths in the U.S: breast cancer and stroke. It’s so important that information on prevention and treatment is disseminated…Read More

September is Healthy Aging® Month!

Did you know that it’s September is Healthy Aging® Month? It’s all about bringing national attention to the positive aspects of growing older, how to embrace your age and how to live a healthy life…Read More

September’s Tips for Nutrition Care Professionals

In honor of September is Healthy Aging® Month, September’s tips for nutrition care professionals center around nutrition for the older adult. We’re focusing on our carefully crafted menu planning tool, as well as two CPE…Read More