Nutrition Community of Practice

Publication/Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Nutrition Community of Practice (CoP) is a network of health professionals and caregivers that promotes the importance of food and nutrition for healthy aging, and shares research and best practices in nutrition care for older adults across the care continuum. The CoP is committed to supporting knowledge exchange between members of various disciplines, developing relevant resources and organizing quarterly webinars.

Check out some of our past webinars on the Seniors Health Knowledge Network YouTube Channel including:


The Nutrition CoP’s membership is over 300 strong and includes representatives from multiple stakeholder groups (front line staff, practitioners, educators, researchers and caregivers).

Join today to stay up to date on new webinars and resources, and to connect with colleagues promoting the importance of food and nutrition for healthy aging!

The core working group includes representatives from:

Nutrition Resource Centre (sponsoring agency)

Agri-food for Healthy Aging (A-HA)/Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA)

St. Joseph’s Health Centre (Guelph)


March of Dimes

Hastings Prince Edward County Behaviour Support Team

University of Guelph

Dietitians of Canada

Sprint Senior Care

Ontario Society of Nutrition Management

Foothills Medical Centre

Durham Region Long-Term Care

Seasons Care



Hilary Dunn, MSc

Nutrition CoP Co-Lead

Program Manager, Agri-food for Healthy Aging/Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging

Kitchener, ON

Tel: 519-571-1873 x126


Candace Aqui

Nutrition CoP Co-Lead

Consultant, Nutrition Resource Centre (sponsoring agency)

Toronto, ON

Tel: 416-367-3313 x235