Heather Keller interviewed by CBC regarding new research exploring nutrition in LTC
September 2, 2014
Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging, Heather Keller, spoke with CBC Radio this morning regarding a newly funded research project “Making the Most of Mealtimes” which will explore the reasons long-term care residents often don’t eat or drink enough.
For more information, listen to the interview.
Making the Most of Mealtimes program of research featured in Long Term Care Magazine
September 1, 2014
(Spring 2014) “Making the Most of Mealtimes (M3)” a program of research developed by Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging, Heather Keller, and a team of Canadian researchers was featured in the latest issue of Long Term Care Magazine. For more information, read the article.
Online screening tool developed by Heather Keller & Dietitians of Canada
April 2, 2013
Dietitians of Canada released a press release to promote Nutri-eSCREEN, an online questionnaire that helps older adults determine what they are doing well and what they could improve upon in relation to nutrition and healthy aging. The tool was developed by A-HA researcher Heather Keller and is available at www.eatrightontario.ca.
For more information, view the press release.
Stats Canada uses Heather Keller’s SCREEN, finds 1/3 of Canada’s seniors at nutritional risk
March 20, 2013
Statitics Canada released the results of the Healthy Aging arm of their Canadian Community Health Survey which found that 1/3 of community dwelling seniors are at nutritional risk. The study used an adapted version of A-HA Researcher and Schlegel Research Chair Dr. Heather Keller’s SCREEN tool (Seniors in the Community Risk Evaluation for Eating and Nutrition).
For more information, view the Stats Canada report, and the article featured on CTV News.
Adults taking statins (to lower cholesterol) needed for Fish Oil Study
February 22, 2013
The Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences is currently recruiting men and postmenopausal women who are taking statins and who do not have diabetes or a history of heart attack, angina or stroke, to participate in a fish oil intervention study. Financial compensation is provided. This study has received clearance from the University of Guelph Human Research Ethics Board [REB #10JA038]
For more information, view the study flyer.