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iCAN! logoInstructional Campus on Aging Nutrition (ican!)

ican! is a series of interactive training modules that includes information on the Older Americans Act, partnerships, operating a nutrition services program, menu planning, diversifying funding, and more. 

The course is free and open to anyone who is interested. The target audience is staff and volunteers of congregate and home-delivered meal programs. Area agencies on aging (AAAs), local service providers, state units on aging (SUAs), and others who interact with older adults living in the community are encouraged to take the course. Participants receive a certificate after each module is completed.


Enrollment is required to participate in ican! training modules. Visit the Canvas learning platform and follow the onscreen instructions to create an account or log in to an existing "Free For Teacher" account and enroll in the course. If you are a returning user (already enrolled in ican!), use the module links below to start or resume training.


  • Welcome & Introduction
    • Introduction to ican! and how the information can benefit you.
  • Module 1
    • Learn about the Nutrition and Aging Resource Center, who it serves, and how to utilize available resources. 
  • Module 2
    • Identify the "who" and "why" of the senior nutrition program and how to increase participation

Last modified on 05/05/2023

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