Nutrition for Older Adults

General Information



Download MyPlate for Older Adults

University of Florida. Family, Youth and Community Sciences.

Available in English and Spanish.


Look at the Tufts MyPlate for Older Adults

Tufts University. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.


Get a List of Books, Websites and Newsletters About Nutrition for Older Adults (PDF | 297 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Contact information for organizations related to nutrition for older adults is also included.


Look Up Health Information for Older Adults

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.


Eat Healthfully After Age 50

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.


Statistics


Get Key Indicators of Well-being For Older Americans

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.


Read Statistics About Seniors and SNAP Participation

Food Research and Action Center.


Review CDC Data on Health Among Older Adults

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Health Statistics.


Online Calculators, Games, & Tutorials


Read "The State of Aging and Health in America" Report

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Printable versions of the 2004 (PDF | 1.2 MB) and 2007 (PDF | 4.5 MB) reports are available.