Asian Elderly Programs
Kathrynne Holden, MS,RD
fivstar at webaccess.net
Tue Apr 28 13:45:08 PDT 1998
The Nutrition Message Board has the URLs for Ethnic food pyramids, including
an Asian pyramid.
Click "Go to Message Board" then scroll down the page.
J. Kapp wrote:
> I am a nutrition MPH student doing fieldwork in Seattle at a
> Congregate Meal Program that serves about 50 Asian elders each day. I
> will be using the Nutrition Screening Initiative to screen initially, and
> hope to develop a nutrition education program based on identified needs
> throughout the summer. I am in dire need of ideas, resources, advice, and
> tips from anyone who has had experience with this population. I am very
> interested in anyone who knows of translated materials. The
> participants are primarily Chinese and Filipino,although other groups are
> represented. About 50% do not speak English as a primary language.
> If anyone feels they can help, please reply to me. If there is enough
> interest, I will be glad to compile the information I receive and post it
> to the list.
> Thank you.
> Janet Kapp
> MPH/Nutritional Sciences
> University of Washington
> jkapp at u.washington.edu
Kathrynne Holden, MS, RD
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