Sample forms and resources are provided for example purposes only. They should be updated and modified according to your local laws and your organization’s needs.

Community Assessment Toolkit

April 17, 2015

As the baby boomers reach retirement, local governments will face even greater challenges in creating physical and social environments that support their needs.  This community assessment toolkit is a tool that communities can use to conduct a self-assessment of their resources and community building needs.   There are six sections in the assessment, and each section… Read more »

Dieting and Gallstones

April 17, 2015

It is estimated that digestive diseases affect 60 to 70 million people in the United States. Gallbladder disease is one of the more common of these diseases. Experts estimate that as many as 20 million Americans have gallstones. This article explains what gallstones are and discusses some of the risks and possible treatments for gallstones.

Integrating Food and Nutrition Services into the AoA’s Choices for Independence

April 17, 2015

This working Handbook (“Integrating Food and Nutrition Services into the US Administration on Aging’s Choices for Independence: A Practical Handbook for Nutritionists and Administrators in State Units on Aging and India Tribal Organizations “) has suggestions to assist nutritionists and administrators in State Units on Aging (SUAs) and Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) to incorporate food… Read more »

State Unit on Aging Nutritionist Administrator Position Description

April 17, 2015

A sample position description for a state unit on aging nutritionist administrator. Title III of the Older Americans Act (OAA) specifies functions and responsibilities for the State Unit on Aging (SUA) regarding the Older Americans Act Nutrition Program. They include the planning, administration, implementation, monitoring, and evaluating of nutrition services within a comprehensive integrated home… Read more »

High Blood Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

April 17, 2015

Heart disease is the number one killer of both women and men in the United States. High blood cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for heart disease. This worksheet discusses the relationship of cholesterol to heart disease, explains what your cholesterol numbers mean and discusses factors affecting cholesterol levels. A worksheet is provided… Read more »

Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and Other Special Needs

April 17, 2015

For the millions of Americans who have physical, medical, sensory or cognitive disabilities, emergencies such as fires, floods and acts of terrorism present a real challenge. The same challenge also applies to the elderly and other special needs populations. Protecting yourself and your family when disaster strikes requires planning ahead. This booklet will help you… Read more »

To Your Health! Food Safety for Seniors

April 17, 2015

This publication will help seniors learn more about food borne illness, food safety at home (including cooking and storage), and meals to go or home-delivered meals.