Bridging the Silos of Health and Social Malnutrition Care

WHEN: July 18, 2019 | 10:00 am PT/1:00 pm ET

Malnutrition among older adults is pervasive. The associated risk factors are clinical, social, and psychosocial, making management of malnutrition challenging. Innovative community-based interventions are bridging the silos of health and social care and advancing comprehensive malnutrition care for vulnerable older adults. Join the webinar to learn about these innovative and impactful programs.

  1. Webinar Presenters:
    • Jean Terranova, JD
    • Director of Food and Health Policy, Community Servings, Boston MA – will discuss the role of medically tailored home-delivered meals in holistic patient-centered models of care
  2. Jennifer Sinnott, MSW
  3. Vice President of Clinical Services, Serving Seniors, San Diego CA – will discuss their innovative approach to providing comprehensive services to vulnerable, low-income older adults.
  • Susan Saffel-Shrier, MS, RD, CD, Cert. Gerontologist
  • Professor, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Gerontologist in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah – will discuss their high-quality, malnutrition home visitation pilot program for home-delivered meal recipients recently discharged to home