Browsing Month November, 2015

The History, Folklore and , Benefits of Eating Pumpkin.

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'Tis the Season for Pumpkin By Juliann Schaeffer Today's Dietitian Vol. 17 No. 11 P. 20 Learn about the history and folklore of this humble fall fruit and ways to prepare it for the holidays. Spooky jack-o'-lanterns that line doorsteps during Halloween and pumpkin pies that grace Thanksgiving tables are American traditions during the fall holiday season. But

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How Many Calories Equal One Pound? By Densie Webb, PhD, RD

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The New Consensus Statement Questions Weight-Loss Dogma Dietitians and dieters alike have long portrayed weight management as a simple matter of calories in vs. calories out. Eat more calories than you burn, and you’ll gain weight. Burn more calories than you consume, and you’ll lose weight. The magic number of calories bandied about for decades has been

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What is a Village for the Aging?

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    Aging in Place in the Village — Social Work Roles Shine By Katie McDonough, MSW, LICSW, and Joan K. Davitt, PhD, MSS, MLSP Social Work Today Vol. 13 No. 1 P. 26 This model is highly compatible with social work practice values and a great fit with social workers’ skill sets. Older adults overwhelmingly state that they want to age in

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Meaningful Conversations about Dying – Transitions to Hospice Care

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Transitions to Hospice Care — Social Workers Foster Meaningful Conversations About Dying By Kate Jackson Social Work Today Vol. 13 No. 4 P. 22 Hospice use is growing, but transition often happens late. Social workers are key in encouraging difficult but important discussions among families and treatment providers that can help them make better palliative care

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About Aging Information Network

Aging Information Network (AIN) is a multi-dimensional website providing information resources through listing of providers to care givers who may or may not have time to assist in daily care or locate services for their elderly loved ones.

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