From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:

July 15th, 2005: Biweekly Highlights
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition and aging information.


Of Special Interest

Call for Abstracts:  3rd National Prevention Summit. HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt invites you to attend the 3rd National Prevention Summit to be held Hyatt Regency, Washington, DC from 10/24 - 10/25 and it is FREE. All participants must register to attend.  There will be no onsite registration! Register or submit an abstract online.

White House Conference on Aging Policy Committee to meet on July 19 & 20. Discussion regarding at-large delegate selection. Approximately 400 at-large delegates are to be announced in early August.

Free Online Professional Development Seminar in Nutrition. U MassONE has announced 2 new free online professional development opportunities for Dietitians, Extension and WIC Nutritionists, Teachers, and Health Professionals. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Fats & Health.

Global Report on Aging from the AARP Summer 2005. The Promise of Livable Communities and more.

Disparities in Health Care - Where Do We Go From Here?. The 2005 Medicaid Health Plans of America, Washington, D.C.  (Webcast originally aired on 6/28/05)

The “Physician’s Curriculum in Clinical Nutrition: Primary Care” curriculum guide has been updated, June 2005. This guide provides information on implementing the Recommended Core Educational Guidelines for Family Practice Residents on Nutrition.

In Euruope, Seniors driving the ready meals market, new research shows that those 55+ account for 26% of the ready meal market.

Resources and Web links

Spanish Language MyPyramid materials. Spanish Translations of MyPyramid-Inside MyPyramid Pages. From the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

PowerPoint presentation and script, MyPyramid for a Healthy Family. Targeted to parents and caregivers. From the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Research and Reports

 


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