FEATURE TOPIC: Eating and Nutrition
BRUSH, JENNIFER A. MA, CCC/SLP; MEEHAN, REBECCA A. PHD; CALKINS, MARGARET P. PHD
Jennifer A. Brush, MA, CCC/SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist and is Project Director at the IDEAS Institute in Kirtland, Ohio.
Rebecca A. Meehan, PhD, is a Medical Sociologist and former Executive Director of the IDEAS Institute. She is now Senior Research Scientist at the Myers Research Institute in Beachwood, Ohio.
Margaret P. Calkins, PhD, is Chair of the Board of the IDEAS Institute in Kirtland, Ohio.
This project was funded by the Extendicare Foundation based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as part of the Dementia and the Environment Research Initiative. Special acknowledgment goes to members of our research team: Linda Novak-Eedy, RD, LD, Erin Didde, Molly McGraw, Kate Persavich, Kat Spindler, and Nicole Bowers, who were instrumental in the data collection process. The authors thank Audrey Holland, PhD, and Travis Threats, PhD, for review of the manuscript.