With our Small Ideas, Big Impact Fund coming to a close, we are showcasing some of the great community work which has taken place over the last year as a result of the funding.Continue reading “ONLINE EVENT: Small Ideas Big Impact Round 2 Celebration”
Have you or someone you care for experienced unplanned weight loss? Loss of appetite? Difficulties eating and/or drinking, or not eating as much as usual?
We are looking for your stories around experiences with malnutrition, in particular older people, their families/unpaid carers to be a part of our case studies.Continue reading “We’re looking for your stories”
Written by Danielle Gray, Digital Communications Officer for Eat Well Age Well
Come January our televisions are flooded with images of shiny gyms and membership offers. Full page adverts are taken out across newspapers and magazines for Weight Watchers and Slimming World. Billboards and bus stops entice us with celebrity cookbooks and exercise regimes. Whilst it’s not unexpected to put on a few pounds over the festive period and a desire to feel fit and healthy is a positive one, this dominant focus on the benefits of losing weight invites a bigger question – is our diet culture damaging for older people?Continue reading “Is Our Diet Culture Damaging for Older People?”
Have you listened to our brand new podcast?
During 2020 we wanted to find a new way to connect with our audience and find a platform where we could share in more detail how we can all support older people in Scotland to eat well, age well and live well.Continue reading “The Eat Well Age Well Podcast”
Eat Well Age Well Project Manager Laura Cairns writes for The Herald and shares why 2021 needs to be one of positive change for older people.
Read the article in full here.
Written by Azita Boozchaloo, Registered Associate Nutritionist with MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Health.
Being a registered nutritionist (ANutr), I was looking for volunteering opportunities to gain practical experience. I learned about Eat Well Age Well in the summer of 2019, took part in relevant training sessions and became part of their ‘Eat Well Visit’ project.Continue reading “My Volunteering Journey with Eat Well Age Well, Food Train and a Pandemic”
For the final week in this series of the #EWAWChat we’re discussing how we can better understand the issue of food security and how it affects older people.Continue reading “Understanding the problem of food security and older people – Join the #EWAWChat on 9th Dec”
For week 3 of our #EWAWChat we want to hear your views and experiences on why investing in the community is vital in helping to support older people to eat well, age well and live well.Continue reading “Why community investment is important – Join the #EWAWChat on Wed 2nd Dec”
Join us on Twitter on Wed 25th Nov as we discuss the topic of malnutrition training and how we can help support older people to eat well, age well & live well.Continue reading “Malnutrition Training – Join the #EWAWChat on Wed 25th Nov”
We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Charity Food Campaigner of the Year for The Caroline Walker Trust Awards 2020!Continue reading “We’ve been nominated!”