Publications from The Center
Thanksgiving Meal Demonstration Nutriton Education at a community center in Miami. Updating traditional menus to meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005. Menus and photo slide show available.
Older Americans Nutrition Program Toolkit (sections posted as completed): A web-based manual providing technical assistance to States and local agencies in the administration of Older American Act Nutrition Programs.
State Units on Aging Nutritionists/Administrators Conference: Linking Nutrition and Health: 30 Years of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs ( Washington , DC - June 2-4, 2002 )
Issue Panel Reports:
Dietary Reference Intakes and Dietary Guidelines in Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs
Baltimore, MD - February 11, 2002
Baltimore, MD - July 17, 2003
Nutrition 2030 :During 1999-2000, the Center addressed nutrition and health disparity issues across the continuum of home and community-based care.
- Expert Advisory Council: Strategic Planning Conference, November 8-9, 1999
- Outcomes Research Workshop, December 3-4, 1999
- Measuring Outcomes White Paper, P Splett & D Weddle
- Lessons From Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs White Paper, N Wellman
- Technology White Paper, D Boss & M Alfonso
- Grass Roots Survey, N Wellman , J Smith, M Alfonso, J Lloyd
Morning Meals on Wheels Breakfast Program Final Report (November 1998): MMOW is a public/private partnership of the U.S. DHHS Administration on Aging, General Mills Foodservice Inc., and the National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging. MMOW seeks to increase dietary intake and reduce elder malnutrition risk in frail homebound older adults by providing breakfast as a second meal. When breakfast is planned in conjunction with the noon meal, the two meals together provide at-risk elders with two-thirds of the Recommended Dietary Allowances.
Rural America Project
Aging Syllabi Project (2000): This list of syllabi, for both undergraduate and graduate courses, has been compiled to aid faculty in developing courses in nutrition and aging.
Use of Medical Food & Food for Special Dietary Uses in Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs (Backgrounder)
This backgrounder provides information on 1) Roles that conventional food and meals, medical food and food for special dietary uses play in meeting the special nutrition needs of older adults today; and 2) Pertinent regulations and their funding impact on the provision of food and meals, medical food and food for special dietary uses in OAA Nutrition Programs.