Who We Are
The National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging (NRCNA) is hosted by Meals on Wheels America as part of a cooperative agreement with the Administration for Community Living.
To build the capacity of the aging services network to provide nutrition services for both current and future older adult populations integrated into a home- and community-based service system and provide training and technical assistance to the aging network regarding nutrition services. Additionally, the NRCNA works to enhance the aging service network’s knowledge regarding the role of nutrition services in health promotion and disease prevention, and the scientific and clinical evidence that support both healthy meals and other nutrition services.
Meals on Wheels America – the oldest and largest national organization representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs across the country. This national organization and network representing 5,000 community-based senior nutrition programs that serve over one million meals every day to seniors across the country. To learn more about Meals on Wheels America, please visit our website at www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in 2012. ACL brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.
Senior Director, Nutrition Strategy
Director, Learning and Development
Manager, Learning and Development