Toolkit: The Role of Social Determinants of Health – Perspectives from the Healthcare Side

October 9, 2017

This webinar provided participants an overview of the role of social determinants of health inclusive of perspectives from the healthcare side, and focused on leveraging emerging opportunities through the design and implementation of effective cross-sector partnerships. The healthcare environment in recent years has provided the Aging Network and senior nutrition programs new opportunities for engagement… Read more »

Toolkit: Strategies for Your RDN to Add Value & Increase Your Organization’s Engagement in the Healthcare Arena

May 8, 2017

This webinar described why home and community-based programs with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) on their staff or that contract with an RDN for services are well-positioned to provide in-home nutrition assessment and consultation. Participants learned more about the importance to healthcare entities and caregivers having an RDN perform an in-home nutrition assessment and guidance… Read more »

Toolkit: Hunger in Older Adults (Challenges and Opportunities for the Aging Network)

April 14, 2017

This webinar showcased the newly released Hunger in Older Adults: Challenges and Opportunities for the Aging Network report. This report reviewed the variety of food assistance programs and how leaders and advocates in the aging, nutrition, hunger sectors can work collaboratively to more effectively address the needs of vulnerable seniors..   In this training, participants… Read more »

Toolkit: Understanding the Perspectives Among Healthcare Decision Makers: Path to a Pitch Perfect Value Proposition

November 30, 2016

Understanding the role/needs of various decision makers within specific health care organizations is a critical factor in the development/design of your value proposition proposals to these potential customers. This webinar identifies some of the key decision makers within health care organizations and the important issues that will resonate with them and maximize the development of… Read more »

Toolkit: Food Is Medicine

November 30, 2016

For years, Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) has worked with food and nutrition service providers to make the case that food is medicine and should be an important part of our nation’s healthcare. Join us for this free NRCNA webinar on Thursday, November 17 at 3:30 p.m. EDT to hear from Jean… Read more »

Toolkit: The Nutrition Screening Initiative’s DETERMINE CHECKLIST and Senior Malnutrition

December 6, 2017

Using the questions on the DETERMINE Nutritional Health checklist the Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs identified over 700,000 older adults who were at high nutrition risk in one year. The checklist identifies non-institutionalized older persons at risk for low nutrient intake and subsequent health problems. We know that many states require any participants screened at… Read more »

Toolkit: What’s New on the National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging (NRCNA)

May 23, 2016

The National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging (NRCNA), hosted by Meals on Wheels America, empowers senior nutrition programs by providing tools and resources that promote organizational excellence, service quality, business acumen and models for social entrepreneurship. Through a cooperative agreement with the Administration for Community Living and Administration on Aging, the NRCNA online portal… Read more »

Toolkit: Re-Imagining Your Senior Center

October 25, 2016

This webinar offered participants the opportunity to reimagine what their senior centers could be. Presenter Pat Bohse, an accomplished nonprofit management and training consultant, discussed the importance of strategic planning and introduce two innovative new program ideas: the Pop-up Center and the Seasoned Internship Program. Both concepts will enable your program to leverage valuable resources… Read more »

Toolkit: Keeping Up with Health Care Organizations: Understanding the Value Proposition as Integrated Care Progresses

October 25, 2016

On December 9th last year, we provided a webinar with Sharon Williams. In this previous webinar, Sharon discussed how nutrition program could align their services with the key issues that drive healthcare organizations’ primary needs. She also focused on consumer and compliance needs. This follow-up webinar  was a continuation of that topic. It featured key crosswalk… Read more »

Toolkit: Focus on Nutrition and Aging: March is National Nutrition Month

October 25, 2016

This webinar featured various March activities that will spotlight the importance of nutrition and the value of senior nutrition programs. Whether nutrition education, advocacy, or awareness-building, the role that aging professionals can play in helping to maintain the health and independence of older adults will be covered. Webinar participants heard from representatives from the Administration… Read more »

Toolkit: The Key Drivers for Healthcare Organizations when Partnering with CBOs

August 17, 2017

The success of any customer outreach campaign is having a comprehensive understanding of their drivers and the solutions your organization can apply to their needs. This webinar addresses some of the primary drivers for health care organizations in the wake of the long term care services/supports initiatives, focusing on dual eligible plans, Medicaid/Medicare plans, hospitals,… Read more »

Toolkit: Findings From The Nutrition Services Program Process Study And Meal Cost Analysis

October 25, 2016

The Title III-C Nutrition Services Program (NSP) represents a key component of America’s strategy for ensuring that the health and social needs of older adults are adequately met. By promoting access to nutritious meals, facilitating social contact, supporting family caregivers and helping older adults maintain their dignity in their homes and communities, the NSP fits squarely… Read more »

Toolkit: An Introduction to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office for Older Americans

October 25, 2016

In this webinar, listeners will learn about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Bureau’s Office for Older Americans – dedicated specifically to financially protecting and educating seniors. In this webinar, listeners will explore how the CFPB’s unique consumer response system collects consumer feedback and takes necessary action to address product and/or service issue(s)…. Read more »