Nutrition for Older Adults Certification


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Nutrition for Older Adults

Nutrition for Older Adults is a course that aims to equip fitness trainers with firsthand knowledge of dealing with older clients. The course focuses on the problems faced by older adults as they age and how those problems can be combated.

This course has been designed around the idea of the nutritional needs of older adults and how to address any issues that may arise. The entire course has been divided into five modules; each module is based on a different theme related to the nutritional wellbeing of older adults.

What You Will Learn:

    Throughout this course, you will learn about:

  • The process of ageing and active ageing
  • How to maintain a balanced nutritional intake for older adults
  • The consequences of insufficient nutriti
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  • Risk factors attached to poor eating habits
  • Nutritional assessment tools to determine underlying deficiencies
  • Strategies to address nutritional concerns
  • How to communicate healthy lifestyle choices to older adults
  • The importance of physical exercise in old age

The Benefits of This Course:

  • Helping fitness trainers to deal with older clients in a professional, yet humble, manner
  • You will be well-equipped with the correct knowledge to assist older clients
  • You will understand the nutritional concerns of older adults
  • You will be knowledgeable about the various factors and methodologies associated with this topic
  • You will have a wide knowledge of the nutritional wellbeing of older adults
  • You will be able to translate your learning into practice when dealing with older clients

Additional information


3 hours