Nutrition & Health

Intergenerational approaches to family meals, nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.

FRIDGE = Food Related Intergenerational Discussion Group Experiences. This is a curriculum to help families communicate better, learn more about food and nutrition, and work as partners to achieve their healthy eating goals.

This fact sheet describes a discussion group activity designed to introduce nutrition educators and other professionals to some of the distinctive aspects and benefits of working with age-integrated groups. The overall goal is to encourage professionals to incorporate intergenerational communication components into their work where appropriate.

Penn State research, programs and resources help families communicate and work together more effectively to meet their healthful eating goals.