Nathan Littauer to offer “Healthy Lifestyles for Kids” Class

Nathan Littauer to offer “Healthy Lifestyles for Kids” Class

Class to be taught by Clinical Nutrition Manager

Learning healthy lifestyles is an important part of growing up. Nathan Littauer will be offering a class designed specifically for kids.

Gloversville, NY…. Nathan Littauer Hospital is pleased to offer CORE 4 KIDS, a comprehensive 9 week nutrition and lifestyle program developed by Registered Dietitian Nutritionists with certificates in Pediatric and Adolescent Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The class will be taught by Nathan Littauer’s Clinical Nutrition Manager, Erika Winney, MS, RD, CDN. “Learning a healthy lifestyle is an important investment in family wellness. Therefore, we are excited to offer this evidence-based class,” stated Erika Winney.

Core 4 Kids is designed to meet the needs of parents, caregivers and physicians who want a fun, safe and educational program that teaches children to make confident lifelong decisions around nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. The program is based on research and scientific evidence.




This comprehensive program is designed for children ages 6 and up. During the 9 weeks parents/caregivers and children will learn about basic nutrition, meal planning, portion sizes, snacking, grocery shopping and dining outside the home. Physical activity and positive lifestyle changes are an important part of this program.   The children will also learn how self-esteem issues can effect a healthy lifestyle.


Please join Nathan Littauer for a FREE INTRODUCTORY SESSION on April 11, 2019 at 4 pm at the hospital auditorium. Each class is one hour in length and the 9 week class is $35 per family with scholarships available for those in need.

Littauer’s Clinical Nutrition Manager, Erika Winney, MS, RD, CDN.


For further information, please contact Healthlink Littauer at 518-736-1120.



Littauer announces new clinical dietitian Emily D. Lalonde

Nathan Littauer is pleased to announce the arrival of Emily D. Lalonde, a clinical dietitian to the nutrition team. Since June, Emily has been assessing patients and will participate in future health-related events throughout the surrounding community.

“Having an in-house dietitian like Emily is part of Littauer’s commitment to health and wellness. Her passion is a good match to our services particularly as she assists seniors with their nutritional needs,” said Cheryl McGrattan, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Littauer.

Littauer Clinical Dietitian Emily D. Lalonde

Littauer Clinical Dietitian Emily D. Lalonde

Erika Winney, the Clinical Nutrition Manager states, “Emily could have chosen to practice anywhere, and I am so thrilled she chose Nathan Littauer. People will notice Emily’s energy and passion-particularly as she works with our senior community.”

As a recent graduate from the State University of Oneonta, Emily earned a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics, and a Bachelors of Science in Dietetics. Impressively, she maintained a 3.96 grade point average while attending SUNY Oneonta.

Emily says, “Choosing Nathan Littauer as my first placement as a newly registered dietitian was one of the best decisions I could have made. You can truly tell that this facility is its own community and that each staff member cares for not only the patients, but also each other. Having a hospital, nursing home, and growing outpatient program all under one roof makes for a great place to grow as a nutrition professional.”

Prior to graduation, Emily served as an intern at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, where she completed a 19-week clinical rotation. She also published two articles focusing on low birth weight in infants.

Emily rounded out her education volunteering for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Boiler Maker Expo. She also has studied abroad in Columbia.

Emily now resides in Amsterdam, New York.