Health Wise for Seniors: Nutrition

by  McMillen Health

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This program discusses the importance of nutrition and hydration for the senior adult population. Seniors learn about their nutritional needs and are given tips for choosing healthier options for snacks and dining choices.

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About This Program


Point to Point: $210.00
Point to Point Premium: $195.00

Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after the successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons Senior Adults

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students.

Primary Disciplines

Family & Consumer Science, Health/Physical Education

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

Booking Information

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours of notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

Twila Smith

Program Details


1. The program starts with a discussion on the ways the body changes as a person ages.
2. Discuss healthy eating and barriers.
3. Look at ways to maintain physical fitness.
4. Examine food labels to determine the nutrient density.
5. Review tips for grocery shopping and eating out.
6. Discuss portion distortion and guess calories of various foods.


Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Students will identify one key nutrient often lacking in older adults.
2. Name one strategy to stay hydrated.
3. Name the five healthy food groups from the USDA ChooseMyPlate food guide.
4. Examine food labels to identify healthy and unhealthy food choices.
5. Name one cause of malnutrition in older adults.
6. Identify portion sizes for common foods.
7. Name two strategies that promote a healthy appetite in older adults.
8. Name one strategy for eating healthy while dining out.
9. Name one way the body can change as a person ages.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Aligns with Healthy People 2020 guidelines