Food Member Clearing House

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The Education section, further down, has references for longer articles as well as courses and programs that you can access on line. To access academic journal articles, your institution may have library access, or you can try your state or territory library.


Ylva Mattsson Snyder and Christina Fjellstrom, ‘Illuminating the (Non-)Meaning of Food: Organization, Power and Responsibilities in Public Elderly Care – a Swedish Perspective’, Journal of Foodservice 18 (2007): 119–29,

Shirley Wu and Judith Barker, ‘Hot Tea and Juk: The Institutional Meaning of Food for Chinese Elders in an American Nursing Home’, Journal of Gerontological Nursing 34, no. 11 (2008): 46–54,

Eleni Michopoulou and Pijus Jauniškis, ‘Exploring the Relationship between Food and Spirituality: A Literature Review’, International Journal of Hospitality Management 87, no. 102494 (2020): 1–23,

Meaningful Ageing Australia, The Map of Meaning and Ageing: A Handbook for Service Providers, The Leadership Series (Parkville: Meaningful Ageing Australia, 2019)

Meaningful Ageing Australia, The Little Things: intercultural communication skills for personal care workers

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