• National Blueprint: Achieving Quality Malnutrition Care for Older Adults (2017)
    • Developed by the Defeat Malnutrition Today coalition, this blueprint outlines potential actions to close the gap and improve health outcomes for older adults by addressing malnutrition care across the continuum of acute, post-acute, and community settings. It provides strategies for policymakers, organizations, health care providers, patients, and caregivers.
  • Meals on Wheels America Hunger in Adults Report (2017)
    • This report synthesizes publicly available research on senior hunger, examines how State Units on Aging tackle food insecurity, illuminates challenges and opportunities for community-based nutrition service providers, and recommends effective interventions.
  • Opportunities to Improve Nutrition for Older Adults and Reduce Risk of Poor Health Outcomes (2017)
    • The issue brief from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Center for Policy and Evaluation offers examples for states and others to consider about how they might improve older adults’ health and well-being through malnutrition interventions for community-living older adults and those experiencing hospitalization.
  • Managing Muscle Loss: What You Need to Know (2016)
    • This AARP/Abbott report highlights findings from a survey administered to AARP members. Provides insights into the state of health for adults age 50+ and their understanding of nutrition, exercise and muscle mass fundamentals.
  • Malnutrition is Affecting Too Many Older Adults (2016)
    • This Forbes opinion piece by Bob Blancato, “Malnutrition is Affecting Too Many Older Adults” highlights the significant costs associated with malnutrition among older adults, offers short-term solutions and long-term goals and strategies.
  • Nutrition Care of the Older Adult: A Handbook for Dietetics Professionals Working Throughout the Continuum of Care (2004)
    • A Handbook For Dietetics Professionals Working Throughout The Continuum Of Care 2nd Edition-I question if this is the best resource since it was revised in 2004.  Although the nutrition support information is still sound, the healthcare field and opportunities for dietitians has and is changing.

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