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August 21, 2012 > Healthy eating for older adults

Healthy eating for older adults

Submitted By Alameda County Library

* What is a healthy eating plan?
* How do my traditional cultural foods fit into a healthy eating plan?
* Do older adults have special nutritional needs?
* What kinds of physical activities would benefit me?
* Should I take supplements?

Join us in discovering how to eat healthy for life. Learn about nutrition and diet.

Mary Collett, MPH, RD coordinates Healthy Living Councils in several senior centers and works with seniors to ensure that older adults eat healthy and stay physically active, and is part of the Alameda County Nutrition Services team. She previously worked for the American Heart Association, and is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in Public Health from UC Berkeley.

Mary Louise Zernicke, MS, MPH, RD, CSG currently is the Department Chair, Program Director at Merritt College. Previously, she was the Senior Nutritionist at Alameda County. In addition to supporting and monitoring local nutrition programs, she has worked on health and fitness issues for seniors. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley.

Wednesday, Sept. 12
1:30 p.m.
Union City Library
34007 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City
(510) 745-1464

Wednesday, Sept. 26
1:30 p.m.
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont
(510) 745-1401

No reservations required.

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Library is wheelchair accessible.
An ASL interpreter will be provided for this program if requested at least 7 working days in advance. Voice call appropriate branch / TTY 888-663-0660

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