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Activity Steps


Activity Number: 177346 Levels: 1, 2, and 3.

The Older Americans Act Nutrition Program (OAANP is the only federal food assistance program that reaches out to older adults who have difficulties leaving home without assistance by providing them with healthy meals delivered to their homes. It was last updated in 2020. The authors synthesize information obtained through various means to present approaches and best practices in increasing equity and inclusion in the OAANP and in other similar programs.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the barriers to outreach services for older adult minority populations.
  2. Describe opportunities and best practice activities to increase service equity to underserved older adult populations.
  3. Explain the necessity to leverage existing resources to provide nutrition services for older adults in minority populations and the need for diversification of staff within these agencies.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge about increasing equity and inclusion of nutrition services for older adults by achieving a posttest score of 70% or greater.
Price: $21.95


  • CDR 1.0 CPEU
  • FCDN 1.0 CPEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), provider number LI001. Registered dietitians (RDs) will receive 1.0 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for successful completion of this program/material, CPE Level 1, 2, and 3. Activity Number 177346.

Professions: Dietetic Professional
Test Code: NT0723DP
Published: Jul/Aug 2023
Expires: 6/5/2026
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Nadine R. Sahyoun, PhD, RD