ACTIONS TO SUPPORT OLDER ADULT NUTRITION AND IMMUNITY

Publish Date: May 2020
Author(s): Mary Beth Arensberg

Abstract:

This article by Mary Beth Arensberg, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND, published on the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) blog, details how to support older adults’ nutrition and immunity. By ensuring access to food, including immune-supporting nutrients in the diet, and promoting hydration, healthcare providers and caregivers can promote active aging for older adults during the Covid-19 crisis.

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MARY BETH ARENSBERG, PHD, RDN, LDN, FAND

Director Health Policy,
Abbott Nutrition Health Institute, Abbott
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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