FREE Webinar: 60+: Meeting the Needs of the Mature Celiac

March 22, 2019

FREE Webinar: 60+: Meeting the Needs of the Mature Celiac

Did you know 30% of newly diagnosed celiacs are over age 60? For this population, going gluten-free (and staying that way) has unique challenges. So, how can caregivers help?

Announcing NFCA’s Webinar

60+: Meeting the Needs of the Mature Celiac

Wednesday, May 18th at 1 pm ET/10 am PT

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Join NFCA as Veronica Alicea, M.B.A., R.D., a well-known dietetic consultant in the celiac and gluten-free fields, leads an hour-long discussion on the increasing number of celiac diagnoses in the mature adult population. The Webinar will also provide expert advice for fellow dietitians on how to best care for this unique population.

Veronica will:

  • Discuss the growing prevalence of celiac disease among adults who are 60+
  • Address the unique needs of mature celiacs, such as diet compliance
  • Offer tips on how best to adjust to a gluten-free lifestyle when diagnosed later in life
  • And more!

Sponsored by Crunchmaster crackers, this Webinar is free of charge. The only
requirement is a working Internet connection!

About the Panelist
Ronni AliceaRonni Alicea is a consultant dietitian for residential care facilities where she assures proper food and nutrition services. She manages a private nutrition practice and is the dietitian consultant for several gluten-free and allergy-free companies. She recently started Celinal Foods, a food company that addresses gluten-free challenges of noncommercial foodservice staffing with convenience and portion control. Ronni writes and speaks on issues concerning managing food and allergy diets nationally for consumers, dietary managers and healthcare providers. Her social media presence can be viewed on twitter as @glutenfreerd, linkedin as ronni alicea and facebook as Celinal Foods.

Veronica earned a BS in Human Foods and Nutrition from Rutgers University and an MBA from Seton Hall University. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, Consultants Dietitian in Healthcare Facilities, Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Dietitians in Complemtary Care and Dietitians in Gluten Intolerant Diseases, School Foodservice Professionals and Dietitians in Culinary Practice.

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Disclaimer: The views expressed during webinars are those of the guest speakers and are not necessarily attributable to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness.

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