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Food Safety in Older Adults: Disease Prevention Strategies and Educational Resources
Hosted by the National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging
This free NRCNA webinar will focus on how age-related changes in our bodies can make older adults more at risk for contracting foodborne illness and how recovery is oftentimes much more difficult than others in the general population. Join us to gain a better understanding of the USDA’s four steps to food safety: clean, separate, cook and chill, which are simple to follow guidelines that can prevent foodborne illness in any individual. Free resources that connect older adults and their caregivers with the knowledge they need to stay healthy will also be shared. [1 hour]
After participating in this webinar, you can expect to:
- Understand why older adults are at an increased risk of foodborne illness and what that can mean for them.
- Learn the USDA’s four steps to food safety (Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill).
- Understand common food handling mistakes that can be lead to illness and why.
- Learn about the free food safety resources the USDA has available.
Speaker: Adam Gehring, Public Affairs Specialist, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA
Date: October 11, 2017
Time: 3:30pm ET
Registration Free: FREE
Watch webinar here