Nutritional consequences of depressive disorders often go unrecognized in older adults. Left untreated, depression can cause serious nutrition-related problems such as weight loss, declining strength and agility with lack of exercise, and digestive problems. Discusses warning signs of depression, possible nutritional consequences of depression and resources for getting help. VHS VIDEO, LEADER GUIDE, HANDOUT MASTER. (1996) – VHS VIDEO (9 min.)
Equips Extension educators and others who work with adults to teach skills for balanced living in five key areas: time management, stress management, mindful eating, physical activity and sleep. Emphasizes the crucial roles of each of these elements in a well-balanced life and promotes mindful eating over dieting. Consists of five 1 hour units which can be taught as stand-alone classes or as a series. Includes advertising tools as well as PowerPoint presentations with narratives, activities and handouts and evaluation tools. (2010) – CD-ROM.