VCAAA Offers Online Nutrition Courses and Counseling for Older Adults, People with Disabilities
Ventura, Calif. – The Ventura County Area Agency on Aging’s Senior Nutrition Program is offering free nutrition counseling and classes to Ventura County residents as part of an effort to promote healthy living among older adults. All classes and counseling sessions are currently being held over the phone or online and are free to participants.
Nutrition counseling services and classes include personalized one-on-one or group online settings with a registered dietitian and a focus on healthy eating on a budget, understanding food labels, managing weight loss, controlling diabetes, controlling high blood pressure, lowering cholesterol, enhancing bone health, and variety of other individualized concerns.
Registration is now open for classes beginning in January, including a special series for the New Year. Counseling session availability varies. Participants must be 60 and older.
To learn more about the Senior Nutrition Program, counseling sessions, or to register for a class, please contact the VCAAA at (805) 477-7300 or visit www.vcaaa.org.
The Ventura County Area Agency on Aging, an agency of the County of Ventura, is the principal agency in Ventura County charged with the responsibility to promote the development and implementation of a comprehensive coordinated system of care that enables older individuals, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities to live in a community-based setting and to advocate for the needs of those 60 years of age and older in the county, providing leadership and promoting citizen involvement in the planning process as well as in the delivery of services.
Media inquiries may be directed to Jannette Jauregui, VCAAA Public Information Officer, at (805) 477-7306.