Learn tips for how to honor traditions while making healthy choices during the holiday season. Join AARP CT and participants from around the U.S. for this FREE virtual session on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET | 12:00 p.m. CT | 11:00 a.m. MT | 10:00 a.m. PT – AARP membership not required.

Join Alison Dvorak, Registered Dietitian as she takes us through the holidays with ideas for honoring traditions and exploring ways to make healthier decisions for you and your loved ones. Learn tips to find better choices at social gatherings or how to include the needs of friends and family when you are the host. Discover how eating healthier after 50+ can take you through the holidays with energy and enthusiasm. This event is live and not recorded.

Alison Dvorak serves as the Director of Education and Training at Senior Resources, Area Agency on Aging as well as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Connecticut. Alison Dvorak, MS, RDN, CD-N is the Director of Education and Training for Senior Resources, Area Agency on Aging of Eastern Connecticut, covering 56 towns and 2 tribal nations. Ms. Dvorak is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Nutritionist with undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Dietetics and a Master of Science in Nutrition Science from Syracuse University. She has worked in many environments during her 25+ year career, including Walt Disney World, Corrections facilities, hospitals, long-term care and event facility management. Her current work includes in-home nutrition assessments, education and counseling with Senior Nutrition Program participants. She is a certified CHOICES counselor for health insurance information, outreach, referral and eligibility screening, coordinator of the Senior Medicare Patrol program, manager of multi-region multi-disciplinary M-Teams for Elder Justice, and a Leader for the Cooking Matters, LiveWell Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Programs. She is a Medicare Provider for Medical Nutrition Therapy, an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the University of Connecticut, a Consultant Dietitian and a Food Safety Instructor for the National Restaurant Association. She serves on several Boards & Commissions, contributes to community and worksite wellness programming and is an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with a rural Volunteer Fire Department. She enjoys gardening, cooking, restoring historic properties and spending time with her family

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