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Older Adult Nutrition

For and about seniors, find resources on healthy eating, nutritional challenges related to aging, food safety issues, Meals on Wheels and other assistance programs. See more on these sub-topics:

DHHS. Administration on Aging.

Find out how this program reduces hunger and food insecurity in seniors while promoting socialization, health, well-being and delayed adverse health conditions.

University of Maryland.

"Food Safety on the Go" is a free food safety training program for staff, volunteers and clients of home-delivered meal programs that focuses on deliveries to older adults. The overall goal of this course is to decrease the risk of foodborne illness among clients.

HHS, ODPHP Division of Prevention Science

The Fact Sheet for Older Adults explains why physical activity is key to healthy aging, what kinds of activity older adults need and how to get it. Also available is an interactive tool and activity planner.

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and the National Prevention Council

Healthy Aging in Action (HAIA) identifies recommendations and actions to promote healthy aging and improve health and well-being in later life.