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Administration for Community Living

Nutrition services also provide an important link to other supportive in-home and community-based supports such as homemaker and home-health aide services, transportation, physical activity and chronic disease self-management programs, home repair and modification, and falls prevention programs.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Learn how low-income seniors can receive coupons that can be exchanged for eligible foods at farmers markets, roadside stands, and community supported agriculture programs.

Meals On Wheels Association of America.

Represents and supports Meals on Wheels programs through training, professional development, publications, grants and more.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Represents nearly 3,800 members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics working in wide-ranging areas of the health care arena, including long-term care, assisted living centers, retirement villages and more.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Provides leadership to dietetics professionals in promoting optimal nutrition, health and wellness, and access to safe and nourishing food for all older adults

USDA. Agricultural Research Service; Tufts University.

Conducts advanced studies on nutrition and aging with a focus on nutrient requirements and the role nutrition plays in disease prevention and health promotion for older adults.