Nutritional Risk Needs Assessment of Community-Living Seniors: Prevalence of Nutrition Problems and Priorities for Action

@article{Keller2002NutritionalRN,
  title={Nutritional Risk Needs Assessment of Community-Living Seniors: Prevalence of Nutrition Problems and Priorities for Action},
  author={Heather H Keller and Margaret R. Hedley},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={2002},
  volume={27},
  pages={121-132}
}
A random mailed survey was sent to 425 members of a seniors recreation center in Guelph, Ontario for the purpose of identifying the prevalence of nutritional risk, specific nutrition problems, and educational format preferences of these seniors. This needs assessment was used to plan an education initiative called “Action Nutrition.” SCREEN, a 15-item nutritional risk screening instrument, demographic data, participation in current recreation programs, and frequency of visits to the center were… CONTINUE READING

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