About the Authors

Janette Kochis, RDN, LD

 “Jan” is owner of, Nutrition Plus, a  consulting business for health care facilities and community nutrition  programs, in Colorado and Kansas. She is a Registered and Licensed  Dietitian. She has worked in the area of geriatric nutrition for over 40  years. Her other experience includes: Director Youth Nutrition  Education Program  for CSU Extension Service, Director of Food Service  for a Rehab Center, Dietary Manager Course Preceptor and Part-Time  College Nutrition Instructor.  Her most recent experience has been  co-authoring books published by Contemporary Nutrition Publications. Jan  is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics  (AND), Dietetics in Health Care Communities (DHCC) practice group and  Colorado Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND).    

Shirley Lippincott, RDN

“Shirley” a Registered Dietitian for  over 40 years is currently working part-time in the field of dialysis.  She has experience as a college nutrition instructor, hospital clinical  dietitian, and residential and long term care nutrition consultant. She  has also worked with Women, Infant and Children’s Nutrition Program  (WIC), and providing Medical Nutrition Therapy, and developing  educational materials including a weight management program through her  private practice, Nutrition, Etc.  She is a co-author of the books  published by Contemporary Nutrition Publications. Shirley is an active  member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND),  Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group (PNPG), Dietitians in Integrative and  Functional Medicine (DIFM), RD’s in Renal Nutrition (RDNPG) and the  Colorado Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND). 

Rose Ann Golobic, RDN

 “Jan” is owner of, Nutrition Plus, a  consulting business for health care facilities and community nutrition  programs, in Colorado and Kansas. She is a Registered and Licensed  Dietitian. She has worked in the area of geriatric nutrition for over 40  years. Her other experience includes: Director Youth Nutrition  Education Program  for CSU Extension Service, Director of Food Service  for a Rehab Center, Dietary Manager Course Preceptor and Part-Time  College Nutrition Instructor.  Her most recent experience has been  co-authoring books published by Contemporary Nutrition Publications. Jan  is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics  (AND), Dietetics in Health Care Communities (DHCC) practice group and  Colorado Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND).