Eating Disorders in Middle Age and Beyond
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3020, 4010,5090, 5200
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.2.3, 9.4.1, 10.2.1
This continuing education course discusses eating disorder prevalence among middle-aged and elderly individuals and explores the complications and treatment guidelines for this population. It also explores the ways in which both may differ compared with adolescents and younger adults.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Describe signs and symptoms of eating disorders in middle-aged and elderly individuals.
- List medical complications that are a concern for these specific age groups.
- Evaluate ways in which treatment recommendations may differ for individuals in midlife and beyond compared with adolescents or younger adults.
Samantha Lewandowski, MS, RDN, LDN, is a Maryland-based private practice dietitian specializing in disordered eating and eating disorders.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR