Nutrition

Nutrition

Food insecurity and poor nutrition are present across all age groups. One in eight individuals is using food stamps. Obesity and often-accompanying diabetes have been identified as the most significant health challenges. Food safety, especially in the increasingly larger and more vulnerable older adult population, remains a constant threat.

Using demographic and health status data to identify challenges and accompanying opportunities, Sharon Johnson has developed programs that respond to community priorities and are affirmed through key informant interviewing.

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