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 »

Prometric: Certified Professional Food Manager

April 15, 2015

Food safety training and certification is the cornerstone for insuring product quality and customer safety. Prometric’s food safety certification programs, accredited by ANSI and recognized by the Conference for Food Protection, offer up-to-date content, flexible programs and economical solutions.  Online training includes food handler courses (in English and Spanish) as well as a Certified Professional… Read more »

National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NRFSP)

April 15, 2015

The National Registry of Food Safety Professionals develops and maintains certification examination programs in the food safety profession. National Registry is recognized internationally by the food service industry for its examinations and service delivery standards and practices.  Courses are available online, in both English and Spanish, including for the Food Safety First Principles for Food Handlers certificate program.

Información sobre el cáncer

April 16, 2015

El cáncer ataca a las personas de cualquier edad, pero usted tiene más probabilidad de desarrollar cáncer a medida que va envejeciendo, aun si nadie en su familia ha sufrido esa enfermedad.

Comer saludablemente después de los 50 años

April 16, 2015

Éstas son algunas de las razones comunes por las cuales las personas mayores no consumen comidas saludables. Pero escoger comidas saludables es algo sensato que usted debe hacer, ¡sin importar qué edad tiene! He aquí algunos consejos para ayudarle a empezar.

Diabetes: A-Z List of Topics and Titles

April 17, 2015

This page is a reference index compiled by the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse. Multiple materials and resources are listed and linked to, covering all aspects of diabetes risk, prevention and care. Links include some Spanish language resources.

Código de Alimentario 2009

April 17, 2015

El Código de alimentos es un modelo para resguardar la salud pública y garantizar que los alimentos no se adulteren y se presenten de forma honesta al consumidor. Representa la mejor recomendación de la Administración de Medicamentos y Alimentos (FDA, Food and Drug Administration) para un sistema uniforme de disposiciones que apuntan a la seguridad… Read more »

Caregivers

April 17, 2015

Caregivers are people who take care of other adults, often parents or spouses, or children with special medical needs. Some caregivers are family members; others are paid. Caregiving is hard, and caregivers of chronically ill people often feel stress. They are “on call” 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This web site has… Read more »

Quick Start: Diet Guide for Celiac Disease

April 17, 2015

This leaflet is intended to be used as a general reference tool for persons newly diagnosed with celiac disease and for persons with Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH). Understanding the dietary requirements discussed in this leaflet will enable these persons to read food product labels and determine if a product is safe to eat.

Enfóquese en las Frutas

April 17, 2015

El consumo de frutas brinda benefi cios de salud. Las personas que comen más frutas y vegetales como parte de una dieta saludable integral tienen menos riesgos de presentar algunas enfermedades crónicas. Las frutas proveen nutrientes importantes para la salud, como el potasio, la fi bra, la vitamina C y el ácido fólico. La mayoría… Read more »

Alimentos para un Corazón Sano

April 17, 2015

Según la Asociación Americana del Corazón, cerca de 80 millones de adultos en los EE.UU. han tenido al menos una forma de enfermedad cardíaca. Los expertos declaran que usted puede reducir su riesgo de desarrollar estos problemas si lleva un estilo de vida que incluya una dieta saludable.