November 26, 2014

Chef  Michael Smith

Chef Michael Smith

Prince Edward Island’s Food Ambassador

This award-winning chef has four popular books and four Food Network TV shows to his credit.

 

Cheryl Lucas

Cheryl Lucas

Challenges of olfactory impairment

Cheryl Lucas, Principal with Lucas Partners, is a consultant to all levels of senior living, from independent to skilled nursing. She is also the former Assistant Vice-President of food and beverage at Classic Residences by Hyatt.

 

David K. Foot

David K. Foot

Demographer

Demographer David K. Foot, Professor Emeritus of economics at the University of Toronto and author of Boom Bust & Echo: How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Shift, tells us how demographics impacts seniors, boomers and food.

 

Alison Duncan

Alison Duncan

Functional foods

Alison M. Duncan, PhD, RD, is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of Research at the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph. She teaches in the area of functional food and nutraceuticals and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Nutrition.

 

Carol Jong

Carol Jong

Lessons from centenarians

Dr. Carol L. Jong, PhD, RD, is a graduate of the UCLA School of Public Health, has a doctorate in nutrition from the University of California, Davis, and is a Registered Dietitian. Dr. Jong is an educator and speaker, and has served as a television nutrition expert, call-in radio show host, national seminar speaker and university professor.

Matthew Durant

Matthew Durant

Food and long-term care

Dr. Matt Durant, PhD, CDE, PDt, is Associate Professor at the School of Nutrition and Dietetics, Acadia University. He also consults to seniors in long-term care residences, primarily in rural Nova Scotia.

 

Josh Josephson

Josh Josephson

Sophisticated boomers

Dr. Josh Josephson, a former research optometrist, is president of Josephson Opticians and the owner of The Cookbook Store. He is also a director of No No, Inc., a biotechnology company with a drug in clinical trials that prevents the complications of stroke. He is a member of the Chevaliers du Tastevin, the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs and the International Wine and Food Society.

Heather Keller

Heather Keller

Psychosocial aspects of dining

Heather Keller, RD, PhD, FDC, is a Professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph and is an expert in nutrition and older adults. Her comprehensive research program includes nutrition risk screening, nutrition and aging well in older adults, and nutrition and dementia.

Darin Leonardson

Darin Leonardson

Open kitchens

In his role as Corporate Chef for Leisure Care, Darin brings his expertise and passion for food to satisfying the taste buds of nearly 4,000 seniors across the United States and Canada, including three Tapestry locations in Vancouver, B.C., and Toronto, Ontario.

 

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