TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 6A: Meal Plan for the Elderly Diabetic

Students are to read the situation on the Meal Plan for the Elderly worksheet. Students will role play that they are dietitians planning a meal for an elderly diabetic patient. Students need to refer to the Food Pyramid Table to see the calorie amount and number of exchanges that their patient needs per day.
 
Keywords: 

Older friend, dietary habit, nutrition, food guide pyramid, calorie, caloric intake, self care, diabetes

 

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Activity Code: 
6A
Unit Reference: 
Bittersweet: Diabetes
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 6: Meal Plan for an Older Person with Diabetes