Nutri-eSCREEN is a screening tool to assess older adults’ nutritional status. The title stands for Seniors in the Community Risk Evaluation for Eating and Nutrition. The tool assesses older adults’ appetite, eating habits, and changes in weight to identify those who may be at nutritional risk.
The tool involves 14 short questions about eating habits and it typically takes about 10 minutes to complete. As an adult older, you can use this tool to:
- Find out what you are doing well when it comes to healthy eating
- Get tips on how you can improve your eating habits
- Get web links to trusted nutrition resources, tools and recipes
This online tool was developed by nutrition researchers and Registered Dietitians with input from older adults. The tool is meant to help older adults eat well and stay healthy.
Date created: 2012