Physiological aspects of nutrition for older adults. Understanding of physiological changes that occur during aging; the impact of these changes on nutrition needs and how nutrition impacts aging process. Emphasis on assessment of dietary factors and relation to chronic diseases associated with aging in this population. Participation in local programs that address the needs of the older adult population. Design and implementation of one program per semester to foster community awareness of the needs of this population.
Prerequisites & Notes PRQ: At least junior standing and FCNS 201.