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Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Meeting the Needs of the Mature Celiac: Free Webinar
The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness is offering a free webinar catering to the Celiac who is 60 and older. For those of you who are unfamiliar with webinars, these are conferences that take place over the Internet in the comfort of your own home. The only requirement is pre-registration and a computer with the Internet. If you are reading this, you are already halfway there.

You can pre-register here. More details are below.

“60+: Meeting the Needs of the Mature Celiac”
Wednesday, May 18th at 1 pm ET/10 am PT

Join NFCA as Veronica Alicea, MBA, RD, a well-known dietetic consultant in the celiac and gluten-free fields, leads an hour-long discussion on the increasing number of celiac diagnoses in the mature adult population. The webinar will also provide expert advice for fellow dietitians on how to best care for this unique population.

Veronica will:

  • Discuss the growing prevalence of celiac disease among adults who are 60+
  • Address the unique needs of mature celiacs, such as diet compliance
  • Offer tips on how best to adjust to a gluten-free lifestyle when diagnosed later in life
  • And more!

Sponsored by Crunchmaster, this Webinar is free of charge. The only requirement is a working Internet connection!

About the Panelist
Ronni Alicea is a consultant dietitian for residential care facilities where she assures proper food and nutrition services. She manages a private nutrition practice, consults for several gluten-free and allergy-free companies and recently started Celinal Foods, a food company that addresses gluten-free challenges of noncommercial foodservice staffing. Her social media presence can be viewed on twitter as @glutenfreerd, LinkedIn as Ronni Alicea and Facebook as Celinal Foods.

Veronica earned a BS in Human Foods and Nutrition from Rutgers University and an MBA from Seton Hall University. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, Consultants Dietitian in Healthcare Facilities, Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Dietitians in Complemtary Care and Dietitians in Gluten Intolerant Diseases, School Foodservice Professionals and Dietitians in Culinary Practice.

Register today!

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