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Nutrition education for older adults : a review of research


Author:
Maloney, Susan K., White, Sara L., and United States Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation.
Year:
1994
Subject:
Nutrition -- Study and teaching, Older people -- Nutrition, nutrition education, and elderly nutrition
Abstract:
The primary purpose of this report is to present the U.S. Department of Agriculture with in-depth information on the effectiveness of current nutrition education interventions for older people. This review of the literature examines nutrition education interventions that have demonstrated improvements in one or more of the following areas: knowledge, attitudes, skills, behaviors, or health outcomes. The two central questions addressed are, Does nutrition education work? and What additional information is needed to develop nutrition education policies and plan effective programs?
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Service, Office of Analysis and Evaluation
Collection:
USDA publications