ERIC Number: ED273817
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition and the Older Adult. Module A-9. Block A. Basic Knowledge of the Aging Process.
Harvey, Dexter; Cap, Orest
This instructional module on nutrition and the older adult is one in a block of 10 modules designed to provide the human services worker who works with older adults with basic information regarding the aging process. An introduction provides an overview of the module content. A listing of general objectives follows. Five sections present informative material on each of the five objectives. Topics are body changes due to aging and their effect on nutritional status, social factors that affect nutritional status, the basic food groups and their relationship to nutritional status, nutrition and chronic health conditions, and effects of drugs on nutritional status. Other contents include a summary and listings of selected readings and additional resources. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Aging (Individuals), Behavioral Objectives, Diseases, Drug Use, Food, Gerontology, Human Services, Learning Modules, Nutrition, Older Adults, Service Occupations, Social Services, Staff Development
Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Univ., Winnipeg. Faculty of Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 045 027-037.