November 14 – Aging Services Network Meeting

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12-1 at the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, 214 West Martin Luther King Jr./State St. , Ithaca .
Stephanie Bostic will present findings from a qualitative pilot study exploring the food preparation experiences of older adults in Tompkins and Schuyler Counties . The study was based on in-depth interviews exploring food preparation experiences throughout the life course, with a focus on how and why current practices evolved. Key findings that will be presented include 1) types of food preparation trajectories; 2) culinary adaptive strategies adopted in response to life transitions; and 3) cultural domains of food preparation methods. Stephanie Bostic is a PhD Candidate in Community Nutrition at Cornell University .
Feel free to bring your lunch; beverages will be available. Aging Services Network meetings are open to people who work in the field of aging and anyone who has an interest in the topic. Carpooling is encouraged. Please RSVP by reply e-mail or by calling the Office for the Aging at 274-5490.

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