Nutrition for Older Adults

General Information

Older Adults General Nutrition Resource List (PDF | 297 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Books, Web sites, newsletters and information for organizations that serve older adults.

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.

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.


Read Statistics About Seniors and SNAP Participation

Food Research and Action Center.

Get Key Indicators of Well-being For Older Americans

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.

Read a Statistical Profile of Older Adults

DHHS. Administration on Aging.

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.