This module discusses helpful resources for seniors during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Dayne DuVall, LMT, CAEd is a nationally-certified Alzheimer's educator (CAEd) and is approved by the State of Florida to provide state-required Alzheimer's and dementia education and training. He is the Dementia Education Coordinator at Nova Southeastern University’s GWEP – Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program. He also is the Lead for the GWEP COVID Telehealth for Underserved Populations Program.
Melinda Luis, M.S., RD, LDN earned her M.S. in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University and is currently working on her Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition from the University of North Florida. Her early career involved clinical practice in hospital and extended care settings. Her graduate work emphasized eating and cognitive challenges in older adults. She enjoys exploring the nutritional patterns of culturally diverse populations worldwide and created a unique course at NSU on world culture, food and nutrition. Her teaching experience ranges from cooking and nutrition skill classes for children to extensive work in higher education. For fun, Melinda enjoys family time, relaxing at the beach, and scrapbooking.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB4HP19211 and title Geriatric Education Centers. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.