Conceptualizing and assessing nutrition needs: perspectives of local program providers.

@article{Lee2005ConceptualizingAA,
  title={Conceptualizing and assessing nutrition needs: perspectives of local program providers.},
  author={Jung Sun Lee and Edward A Frongillo and Christine Marie Olson},
  journal={Journal of nutrition for the elderly},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={61-82}
}
This study aimed to understand how local Older American Acts Nutrition Program (OAANP) providers perceive and assess client need for the OAANP. Qualitative in-depth interviews were done with a sample of 36 local OAANP providers in upstate New York. Providers' perceptions of needs for the OAANP were determined by comprehensive understanding of the extent to which an elderly person has problems eating properly to maintain good nutritional and health status. Need was determined by various aging… CONTINUE READING

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