Third Age Learning Niagara: Healthy Eating for Healthy Aging

March 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Niagara College - Welland Campus
100 Niagara College Boulevard
Welland, ON L3C 7L3
Third Age Learning Niagara

Third Age Learning Niagara (TALN) is a not-for-profit organization, offering a unique opportunity for people over the age of 55 in Niagara to learn about topics that are interesting to them, in an engaging and exciting way.

Navigating the world of nutrition, exercise and healthful living can be difficult with the overwhelming amount of information being thrown at us. This talk will touch on some popular current diets such as the ketogenic, intermittent fasting, paleo and gluten-free. Danielle will also explore metabolism changes with age and how to navigate prevention of diet-related illnesses: keeping the heart, mind, and body healthy into the golden years!

Danielle Rankie is a St. Catharines native with strong ties and a deep love and for her community. She is a graduate from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Human Nutrition. She also holds a post-graduate certificate from Niagara College in Exercise Science, is a Certified Exercise Physiologist and maintains Level II certification through “Exercise is Medicine”. Danielle currently works as a Certified Exercise Physiologist at Tabor Manor in St. Catharines and is the owner and CEO of Dynamic Home Health. Through these positions she provides nutrition counselling and exercise assessments and prescriptions to help those with special and chronic conditions maintain functionality and independence to improve their quality of life. Danielle is very passionate about health and wellness throughout the life cycle, especially older adulthood.

This event is hosted by Third Age Learning Niagara.

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