Cook & Connect: A Workshop for Elder Caregivers

Wednesday July 13, 2016 | 5:00 – 7:30 pm | FREE Bi-lingual Class |

This free cooking class for elder caregivers will provide hands-on training. The bi-lingual class (English and Spanish) is designed to support those who cook for older adults. Learn how to create “healthier” comfort food that tempt older appetites:

  • “Mac ‘n Cheese” with a Twist
  • Super Soup
  • Black Bean Brownies

Register here or call 415-456-9062

Download the flyer here

Aprende a preparar opciones “saludable” de antojitos que son más atractivos a los
apetitos de personas de edad:

  • Macaron con queso especial
  • Súper Sopa
  • Bizcochos de chocolate y frijol negro

Regístrese por internet aqui or llamada 415-456-9062

Descarga el afiche aqui


About Aging Action Initiative

The purpose of the Aging Action Initiative is to promote a county-wide age-friendly environment, especially for those in need, collectively created by a strong network of aging service providers through public education, policy advocacy, and service coordination. The initiative is a collective effort of over 65 different agencies, grassroots organizations, commissions and neighborhood groups, funded by the County of Marin, and coordinated by MARINSPACE.

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Better Nutrition Program for Older Adults

May 17, 2016 |

“Next Steps to Better Nutrition” Program for Older Adults

The Next Steps to Better Nutrition program was developed by the National Council on Aging and the American Heart Association to teach older adults about better nutrition. The program focuses on the relationship between nutrition and chronic disease.

The program consists of a 6 hour-long modules. The modules cover how older adults can afford, purchase, and cook more nutritious foods. Participants discover how they can take concrete action steps to improve their diet and keep their heart healthy. Each module includes related teaching materials, video presentations, facilitator scripts, and handouts. Most handouts include Spanish versions.

These training modules can be used to deliver nutrition education in senior centers and other community organizations.

The complete set of nutrition education modules is available to download below.

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