Current Concepts in Nutrition and Aging Scheduled for Sept. 13Madison, Wis.—Professionals from a variety of fields who work with older adults will gather at the Pyle Center in Madison on Sept. 13 to learn about the factors that contribute to successful aging.
“Current Concepts in Nutrition and Aging” will provide information and skills for dietitians, nutrition program directors, nutrition educators, social workers, physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other professionals who work with older adults.
John E. Morley, MB, BCh, an expert in gerontology and an internationally known speaker, will give keynote presentations on “Aging Successfully” and “Sarcopenia.” Other sessions will cover a variety of topics, including the DASH diet, celiac disease and gluten free diets, the impact of aging Baby Boomers, and diabetes in the elderly.
The conference is sponsored by Cooperative Extension Family Living Programs; the Wisconsin Department of Health Bureau of Aging & Disability Resources; and the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources.
The cost is $120 for registrations postmarked by Aug. 30; the cost will be $145 after Aug. 30.
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