Grand Rounds & Academic Seminars

What’s Nutrition Got to Do With It? Resources for Successful Aging – FREE Webinar Wednesday March 20th at 10am (sponsored by the NNLM SCR)
March 12, 2019
 

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region housed at the Gibson D. Lewis Library would like to invite you to join us for the next session of our monthly webinar series.

This monthly 1 hour series will focus on topics of interest to clinicians, researchers, faculty, and information professionals.

Join us for the next webinar session, What’s Nutrition Got to Do With It? An Introduction to Online and Community-Based Resources for Successful Aging to be presented on Wednesday, March 20th at 10am by guest speaker Ucheoma Akobundu, PhD, RD, Senior Director for Nutrition Strategy and Impact and Director for National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging, Meals on Wheels America. Details on joining the meeting are available at the event link below. No registration is required, and the session is free to any interested parties.

Description: The purpose of this presentation is to review the mission and vision of Meals on Wheels America – the oldest and largest organization in the United States representing the community-based nutrition and meal services field. In addition, this presentation will review popular nutrition and meal services provided by the nationwide network of community-based senior nutrition programs, and outline the documented impact these services have recipient health and wellbeing. Webinar participants will also learn about high-quality education and training offered by the National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging – an online resource center, hosted by Meals on Wheels America.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the presentation, the learner will be able to:
-Describe the community-based nutrition and meal service offerings available via the senior nutrition program network across the country.
-Identify the impact of community-based nutrition and meal services on recipient health and wellbeing.
-List training opportunities on topics related to nutrition, aging, and health offered by the National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging.