During this training session, take an in-depth look at the Feeding Assistant Regulation and Training to discover:

  • Why is good nutrition important for older adults
  • What are some of the warning signs of dehydration and malnutrition
  • What are the risk factors for poor food and fluid intake
  • What is the role of a trained Dining Assistant



Sandra F. Simmons, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt Center for Quality Aging
Vanderbilt University Medical Center