Episode 11: Sandra Feaster – What’s in your pantry – Traffic Light Eating Plan

Episode 11: Sandra Feaster – What’s in your pantry – Traffic Light Eating Plan

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Sandra J. Feaster, RN, MS, MBA, CPT, CHC



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Ms. Feaster is currently a self-employed health consultant, personal trainer and coach with a focus on health and wellness for people 60 years and older. She is an active blogger on the topic of aging at http://Turning60andBeyond.com.   She currently teaches Health-e Aging for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute  (OLLI) at California State University Long Beach and speaks on healthy aging. She holds a master’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in business administration as well as certifications in health coaching and personal training.
Sandra Feaster: What's in your pantry
Ms. Feaster has held positions in clinical research, marketing, product management and government affairs in several medical device and medical service companies. She was a founding member and clinical architect in a chronic disease management company that provided monitoring, coaching and counseling (supported self-care) for patients with diabetes, congestive heart failure, COPD and asthma. She has expertise in leading process redesign initiatives (utilizing LEAN techniques) at two major Children’s Hospitals.  Prior to “retiring” in 2016, she was the assistant dean for immersive and simulation-based learning at Stanford University School of Medicine. Her clinical work was in adult and pediatric intensive care.

Possible lecture topics include:

  • Medical Simulation
    •  Mannequin and standardized patient modalities, when and how to use them
  • Chronic Disease Management (with a focus on aging patients)
    • Impact of chronic disease on personal health, family and the healthcare system
    • Behavior change – can and do people change, coaching the older population
  • Aging
    • The global aging population and its impact
      • Living to 100 (why those in the Blue Zone live longer)
      • Models of aging: healthspan vs lifespan, compression on mortality
    • Nutrition for better aging (ex: why older people need more protein, how foods affects the heart, gut, brain)
    • The importance of physical exercise for the aging population (strength, flexibility and balance)
  • Career
    • Pivoting from clinical practice to business
    • Thinking outside the box for career opportunities

About the Author Coach Doug

Doug Schrift is a Physical Therapist, Certified Geriatric Specialist, and senior fitness coach. Doug helps seniors become strong and stable even if they have never exercised before.

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