Your Brain on Good Food!, Wednesday, March 13, in Boulder

The following is a press release from Boulder County and is published by the Longmont Observer as a public service.

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BThe Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is hosting Everybody’s Table: Your Brain on Good Food!, a countywide event to address the nutrition and food needs of seniors. Learn how what you eat affects your emotional wellbeing, and can prevent and manage conditions from depression to dementia.

      What: Your Brain on Good Food! Nutrition event for older adults
      When: Wednesday, March 13, 9 a.m.-noon
      Where: Boulder Jewish Community Center, 6007 Oreg Ave, Boulder
      Cost: FREE to attend but registration is required

Eating well is important for everyone’s health and quality of life, and can be especially important for older adults. Learn about the services and resources available to Boulder County seniors and their caregivers from organizations focused on nutrition, food, and related services. A special panel discussion on nutrition for senior adults will feature:

  • Dr. Christopher Lowry and Dr. Tom LaRocca, CU Integrative Physiology
  • Dr. Ilene Naomi Rusk and Dr. Pat Harper, The Brain and Behavior Clinic
  • Donna Feldman, MS, RDN

There is no cost to attend the event but registration is required on Eventbrite at https://bit.ly/2EBbA0b. A light breakfast will be provided.

This event will showcase many of the options now available in Boulder County including meal services, local food pantries, free nutritional counseling, food-assistance programs, and a resource fair featuring local organizations that contribute to good nutrition for older adults in Boulder County.

For more information about the event, please contact Teresa DeAnni at 303-441-4995 or tdeanni@bouldercounty.org.


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