Nutrition for Older Adults

General Information

Download MyPlate for Older Adults

University of Florida. Family, Youth and Community Sciences.

Also available as a PDF (10.4 MB) .

Look at the Tufts MyPlate for Older Adults

Tufts University. Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.

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.

Help Older Americans Access SNAP (PDF | 6.6MB)

Food Research and Action Center. AARP

A joint toolkit developed by FRAC and the AARP Foundation that offers practical tips to help organizations address food insecurity with a goal of increasing senior SNAP participation.


Get Key Indicators of Well-being For Older Americans

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.

Older adults biking AGing Integrated Database (AGID)

HHS. Administration for Community Living.

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.