Toolkit: Components of a Quality Nutrition Program – Part 1
Senior nutrition programs are designed to reduce hunger and food insecurity, promote socialization, and promote the health and wellbeing of older individuals, delaying adverse health conditions through access to nutrition and other services. Over 4,000 Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs are implemented in states and local communities throughout the U.S.
Quality nutrition programs consider the current environment and seek to prepare for the future through planning, performance evaluation, building new funding streams, improving operations, seeking out opportunities for collaboration and developing business capacity and acumen.
The following resources support the webinar training “Components of a Quality Nutrition Program” presented on February 12, 2013, by Jean Lloyd, National Nutritionist, Administration on Aging.
Downloads and Webinar Recording
To download the presenter’s slides used during this webinar, please choose one of the following links:
The mission of AoA is to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities. The AoA supports independence, helps people maintain their health and well-being, helps protect the most vulnerable among us, avoids more costly institutional care, and has a long history of non-partisan, local community and family support.
Cost = price paid to acquire, produce, accomplish or maintain anything
Price = the sum in money or goods for which anything is or may be bought or sold
Expenditure = Outlays/payments made by the SUA and/or AAA’s using OAA federal funds to provide an allowable service
Total Service Expenditure = OAA expenditures plus all other funds administered by the SUA and/or AAA’s on behalf of elderly individuals and caregivers for services meeting the definition of OAA services
Rate = a fixed charge per unit of quantity
Revenue = the amount of money regularly coming in, income, profits