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State Units on Aging
Nutritionist & Administrators Conference
August 2006

Complete Agenda

Positioning the Aging Network for the Future  
Choices for Independence – John Wren, AoA     
Value of Performance – Frank Burns, AoA          
Older Americans Act
Sections 102, 202, 301, 302, 305, 306, 307, 308, 311, 315, 331, 336, 339, 372, 373       

Funding for OAA Nutrition, Average Meal Costs, Program Expenditures, Number of Meals Served, Number of Participants, Program Income , Expenditure Trends   
Older Americans Act Orientation – Jean Lloyd    

Frequently Asked Questions          
OAA Frequently Asked Questions – Floristene Johnson & Joe Carlin          

Leading for Change
Job Description        
Leading for Change: Overview – Jean Lloyd        
Leading for Change in NYS – Florence Reed      
Leading for Change: Vermont’s OAA Nutrition Program – Amy Nickerson
Leading for Change – Sudha Reddy

System Change
Evidence Based 101 Terminology
Community Connections – Linda Netterville         
Evidence Based Programming – Nancy Whitelaw          
Aging & Disability Resource Centers – Greg Case        
State Planning Grants – Deborah Burns and James Whaley

Using Management Tools & Evaluation Data
Highlights from the 2nd National Survey pilot study         
NAPIS Q & A’s  
2004 NAPIS National Summary & appropriations           
Title III Grants Annual Allocations   
Nutrition & Aging on the Web – Easy Desk Reference   
Evaluation Over View – Jean Lloyd           
Reporting: NAPIS – Bob Hornyak  
Highlights National Survey – Nancy Wellman       
Using the AoA Websites – Shannon Dukes

DRIs & Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005   
DRIs for Older Adults           
FAQs: Dietary Reference Intakes & Dietary Guidelines for OAA Nutrition Programs 
Key Recommendations for Older Adults   
The Science Basis for Health: Kathryn McMurry  
Fact Sheets & Brochure for Older Adults: Yvonne Jackson        
Challenges to DRI & DGA Implementation: Barbara Estrada      
Willa Thomas, Linda Miles, Joan Franklin

DRIs & Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Nutrition Services
Providers Guide – Barbara Kamp 

Congregate Extreme Make-Over
Overview: Nutrition in the Needs Assessment – Floristene Johnson     
Enhancing the Social Component of the Meal – Joseph Carlin 
What’s on the Menu? – Bonnie Athas       
Targeting Today’s Seniors & Marketing to the Boomers of Tomorrow – Nirmala Abraham  
Targeting Today & Marketing to Boomers Tomorrow – Audrey Edmisten       

Nutrition and Healthy Aging
Choices for Independence: Modernizing the Older Americans Act
Challenge Brief        
Nutrition Issue Brief – Dian Weddle           

Disaster/Emergency Planning: Natural Disasters, Pandemic Flu
Pandemic Flu Planning Checklists for Families & Individuals, State & Local  
Pandemic Flu – Brian Lutz  
Disaster Coordination – Irma Tetzloff        
Nutrition Service Coordination – Sarah Strawn   

Translational Research: Lessons from the Field
Sahyoun NR, Pratt CA, Anderson A. Evaluation of nutrition education interventions for older adults: a proposed framework. J Am Diet Assoc. 2004;104:58-69.         
Green HJ, Van Bladeren PJ, German JB. Translating nutrition innovation into practice. Food Technol. 2006;60(5):26-33. www.ift.org        
A Framework for Nutrition Education – Nadine Sahyoun
Eat Better & Move More – Nancy Wellman          
Chef Charles Club – Carlene Russell        

Strategic Planning, Performance Measurement
& Program Evaluation
Linking Performance Measurement, Program Evaluation to the
Underlying Logic of your OAA Nutrition Program, Putting It All Together: People, Programs & Policies

John McLaughlin, Managing for Results 

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