April 2019 Newsletter


Let’s Work Together
as Nutrition Professionals to Help Food-Insecure Individuals
At Becky Dorner & Associates, we’re dedicated to advocating for excellence in nutrition care and optimizing health for older adults. This month I am pleased to share articles related to food insecurity, an issue that affects many older adults. I’m hopeful that as nutritionists, we can recognize that while it is our job to encourage health and nutrition, we must also recognize that there are many people who don’t have the means to follow our recommendations. Our latest blog post was written with those people in mind and we included numerous resources to assist you in helping people who are food insecure.
If you haven’t heard yet, we’ve recently revised our Policy & Procedure Manual. It includes new information on CMS regulations, the Nutrition Care Process, Food Code, quality assurance and performance improvement, food safety/sanitation, meal service, person centered dining and more. Feel free to check out the sample pages and Table of Contents. We are happy to answer any questions you may have and respond to requests for bulk orders. Just contact us at info@beckydorner.com.
As always, I love getting feedback from you on what we’re sharing. Feel free to email me at info@beckydorner.com with comments or questions!
Warmest wishes,
The Latest News in Health & Nutrition
for April
Food Insecurity: A Nutrition Crisis On the Rise
Food insecurity is defined as not having a consistent source of quality, nutritious foods. Food insecurity has a major impact on older adults especially those who live alone and are not able to get to a grocery store. Learn more about food insecurity and its implications on the health of our nation’s older adults.
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May is Celiac Awareness Month
May is Celiac Awareness Month, a month-long observation made throughout the U.S., supported by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. This observance is intended to raise awareness of celiac disease and advocate for further research of the disease and its health implications.
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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 about Older Americans Month and nutrition needs for older adults.
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New Publications and Self-Study Courses!
Policy and Procedure Manual
2019 Diet and Nutrition Care Manual CPE Course
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The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative: A Team Approach for Successful Implementation
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2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: Current Guidelines for Evidence Based Nutrition Practice Webinar
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Nutrition & Wounds: Strategies to assess Healing Webinar
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April 18, 2019
Lucille Beseler, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND
May 9, 2019
Malnutrition in Post-Acute Care
Wendy Phillips, RD, CNSC, CLE, NWCC, FAND
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