Malnutrition Awareness Week
Brad Little, Governor of the State of Idaho proclaims September 19-23, 2022 as Malnutrition Awareness Week read here
September 19-23, 2022
Register by looking at the schedule HERE
The Idaho Commission partnered with the American Society Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN). “The Idaho Commission on Aging, is an official ambassador of ASPEN`s Malnutrition Awareness Week™.
Malnutrition Awareness Week™ is a mark of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN). Used with permission form ASPEN. Malnutrition Awareness Week is an annual, multi-organizational campaign created by ASPEN to:
- Educate healthcare professionals about early detection and treatment of malnutrition
- Educate consumers/patients on the importance of discussing their nutritional status with healthcare professionals
- Increase awareness of nutrition’s role on patient recovery
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ASPEN Malnutrition Awareness Week, with the help of ambassadors, corporate sponsors, and collaboration with liked-minded societies, have grown exponentially around the world, reaching more than 9.8 million healthcare professionals, policy makers, influencers, and the public.
Find more helpful resources on our website www.aging.idaho.gov
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