senior making lunchSeniors Eating Well is a nutrition education program that includes food demonstrations and educational materials designed to teach older adults how to maintain a healthier lifestyle. It is an evidenced-based curriculum from Pennsylvania State University that consists of nine, 45-minute lessons that cover important nutrition topics for older adults. The lessons can be taught individually or as a series. Each lesson includes educational information, handouts, dietary guidelines, and food demonstration taste testing. Lesson topics include: Great Grain Discoveries, All Star Senior Snacks, Hearth Healthy Meals for 1 or 2, Cooking and Seasoning with Herbs, Savory Soups, Fitness Fun, Evaluating Dietary Supplements for Seniors, Dietary Fat - Fact or Fiction?, New Concepts in Weight Control - Energy Density. Since 2017, the program has been conducted in five sites in Clark County and three additional counties in Nevada. Expansion to new sites and other rural areas of Nevada will continue throughout 2020.

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