Rocking the Kitchen to Engage Happy Healthy Residents (Ways to fight food insecurities) with Becky Arbella (1 hour)
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About the Event
Create innovative events and programs that can teach residents about saving money, understanding nutrition, reading labels, and saving time preparing meals as a means of engaging and empowering residents in fighting food insecurities, especially during the pandemic. In this session you will learn about various FREE programs to assist teaching your residents about saving money, nutrition, label reading and time saving meal prep.
Tracks: Elderly/Disabled Population, Family & Youth
HUD Category: Networking in the Community and Identifying Resources (Required Ongoing)
Presenter: Becky Arbella, Implementation Manager and Community Specialist at Shire Housing
Presenter Bio: Becky Arbella is the SASH Implementation Manager and Community Specialist of Bennington County and Deerfield Valley of Windham County Vermont with Shires Housing. Becky has been with Shires Housing since 2014. First as a SASH (Support And Services at Home) Coordinator in the Deerfield Valley of Southern Vermont and for the past 4 years in her current position as Implementation Manager and Community Specialist. She is passionate about the work that Shires Housing and SASH does. She has been instrumental in securing town funds for Shires Housing. Becky has presented at the Vermont Housing Conference in 2016, for the Tri State Learning Collaborative on Aging in 2017, NERSC 2019, for SASH earlier in 2018 regarding social isolation and engaging residents and she co presented at NHPHA Fall Forum Team Up, Take Action: Partnering for Health Equity Public Health and Health Care Systems with Shires Housing executive director Stephanie Lane. Becky’s ability to “think outside of the box” has helped her in engaging residents and community members.Objectives
- Learn how to combat food insecurity.
- Learn about nutrition and label reading.
- Learn how to save money.