Webinar Series

Howe

September 2014

Carol J. Howe PhD, RN, CDE

Health Literacy and Clear Communication: Moving Towards Understanding

We all know that not all patients understand what health care providers are saying to them. Join us for an informative webinar to review the challenges and outcomes for patients with low health literacy and the mismatch between providers’ communication of health information and patients’ ability to understand and apply the information. Explore successful communication strategies including clear language and teach back methods.

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Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, LD, CD

October 2014

Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, LD, CD

The Impact of Sarcopenic Obesity on our Aging Population

We all know that the increase in obesity among older adults presents many challenges. These challenges include decreased mobility, quality of life and increased co-morbidities such as sarcopenia. What causes sarcopenic obesity and how does it impact physical activity and functional decline?  Please join us for this webinar to explore prevention and treatment strategies that address nutritional and exercise components associated with sarcopenic obesity.

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