Topic #1-Nutrition and the Home Bound Elderly “Currently, in Washington State, u

Topic #1-Nutrition and the Home Bound Elderly “Currently, in Washington State, under the COPES Medicaid Waiver, for every home delivered meal that someone receives, they “lose” ½ hour of caregiver time. This is not the case in all states. The Washington Association of Senior Nutrition Programs would like to make the case to the Aging and Long Term Support Administration that providing nutritious food can actually improve client outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. In order to do this, we need data to support our case.” From Pam Alemeida, Spokane County Meals on Wheels


Writing is a focus for this class. Papers required for this course are to be in APA 6th edition format. All papers are to be submitted into the assignment section using TurnItIn in Canvas no later than midnight of the day due. The tools available on canvas must be used. If not used, up to 25% of an individual’s grade may be impacted. A writing assessment rubric will be used when assessing your paper. This is included in canvas. Please review it carefully. No late papers will be accepted unless there is a confirmed illness. If this occurs, the paper must be in by the next week (minus 5%), or as arranged with the instructor. The paper is to be 5 pages of text and does not include title page, abstract or references. Each paper is to have a minimum of 5 refereed (scholarly) references. The textbook may be used, cited and referenced in the reference sheet but does not count as one of the minimum 5 references. These references should be 2010 to present. If the textbook is used incorporate concepts from class, canvas and the text into the paper. The paper is to be written in 3rd person, with text double spaced in 12 font and with one inch margins. All assignments are to be submitted via TurnItIn through Canvas, unless specified by the professor. Your name, class, class time, and assignment title are to be on each submission. All assignments must be typed, double-spaced using a 12-point font, with standard 1″ margins, and proofread for spelling and grammatical accuracy. You are to use APA formatting and citation methods, if you are unfamiliar with how to use APA consult the resources provided on Canvas or reference the Purdue OWL,

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