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Relevant Links


Older Adults


Older Adult Nutrition Screening
  • Resources on nutrition screening, healthy eating and recipes for Older adults from Professor Heather Keller
Malnutrition in Older Adults: A Hidden Epidemic
  • A 5 minute video from the US Alliance for Aging Research demonstrating the importance of determining malnutrition and nutrition risk in older adults.
Malnutrition: An older adult crisis
  • Infographic from the US Alliance for Aging Research
Food in Later Life
  • University of Hertfordshire's three minute video on raising awareness of the challenges seniors face with grocery shopping

High Protein, High Calorie


Recipes to Help You Get Enough Calories & Protein
  • Nutrition Education materials from Alberta Health Services for increasing calorie and protein intakes. Nutrition education materials on a broad variety of other topics are also available on this Alberta Health Services website.

Advocacy


Malnutrition: Moving from Awareness to Action - The Human Economic Cost of Malnutrition in Canada
  • Infographic from Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week 2020 on economic burden of malnutrition in Canada

Malnutrition: Moving from Awareness to Action - Taking Action
  • Infographic from Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week 2020 on strategies to prevent, detect and treat malnutrition 
Taking Action: Resources and tools available to assist in helping prevent, detect and treat malnutrition 
  • Links to supporting resources from Infographic from Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week 2020 to support management, staff in overcoming barriers and influencing decision makers to take action to address malnutrition.
Taking Action to prevent, detect and treat malnutrition 
  • Slide deck template to assist in increasing the awareness around malnutrition with decision makers and sharing practical strategies that can be adopted to address malnutrition.
The Importance of Nutrition to Prevent and Treat Low Muscle Mass 
  • Video created by Dr. Carla Prado and team (University of Alberta) to educate the public on the relevance of low muscle mass to health. 

CNS Education Portal

CNS has created an Education Portal to access presentations and educational content from leading experts who have contributed content at CNS events.

Accessing the recordings is simple:

  • Find a video of interest
  • Purchase
  • Go to "My Educational Recordings" to watch

CNS Membership is not required to access archived recordings in the CNS Education Portal.  However, CNS Members receive discounted rates and special offerings. 

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