SCES hosting health and nutrition webinars in March

The intersection of health and nutrition will be the focus of two webinars hosted by Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services in March:

Science Based Nutrition for Brain Health

Dr. Emerson-Lombardo

The foods we eat can protect our brain or harm it.  Join researcher, lecturer and advocate Dr. Emerson-Lombardo for a discussion about which foods to enjoy and which to avoid, as we seek to make our brains more robust and resilient. The discussion will highlight delicious and easy-to-prepare options that support brain health.

The Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services Nutrition program is co-hosting a webinar on these topics with Dr. Emerson-Lombardo March 6 from 1 to 2:30. Click here to register!

Dr. Emerson-Lombardo has 40 years of experience in Alzheimer’s-related services and research.  She is a co-founder of Alzheimer’s Disease International and has served on the national and local MA/NH Alzheimer’s Association boards of directors. Dr. Emerson-Lombardo is Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology.

Navigating the Nutrition Landscape for Older Adults

Tara Hammes

Preventing malnutrition begins in the community when stakeholders are aware of programs, share information, and partner. With complex, overlapping systems, identifying all available resources can confusing and time consuming.

The Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services Nutrition program is co-hosting a webinar on these topics with Tara Hammes from the Massachusetts Councils on Aging on Thursday March 21 from 2-3:30. Click here to register!

Come learn about a variety of resources, information, and tools available. Leave inspired to connect with others and delve deeper into your prevention efforts.

Tara Hammes is the Manager of Healthy Aging with the Massachusetts Councils on Aging, the trade organization of the councils on aging and their centers in Massachusetts. She has been a Registered Dietitian for over 25 years. The majority of her career has been in community nutrition and emergency food programs. She has spent the last 10 years working in the aging network.