MyPlate MyPlate

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Use MyPlate to visualize a healthy plate and think about what foods go on your plate, in your bowl, or in your cup.

SuperTracker SuperTracker

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Get personalized nutrition and physical activity plans, track your food and fitness, and receive tips to stay healthy.

MyPlate for Older Adults

University of Florida IFAS Extension.

MyPlate for older adults was adapted from USDA's MyPlate. Developed in 2011, and reviewed by the University of Florida Extension Service in May 2016.

MyPlate for Older Adults

Tufts University. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Guidance for Older Adults based on MyPlate, this article and graphic encourages adequate nutrient and fluid intake for older adults.

Older woman with groceries MedlinePlus: Nutrition for Seniors

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Also in Spanish.

Using the Nutrition Facts Label: A How-To Guide for Older Adults

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

The Nutrition Facts label serves as your guide for making choices that can affect your long-term health. This booklet will give you the information you need to start using the Nutrition Facts label today.

DGA Consumer Brochure Let's Eat for the Health of It (PDF | 1 MB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Find tips from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans for building a healthy plate, eating the right amount of calories for you, being physically active, and more.

Eat Smart, Live Strong logo Updated! Eat Smart, Live Strong: Nutrition Education for Older Adults

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Designed to improve fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity among able-bodied 60-74 year olds participating in or eligible for FNS nutrition assistance programs.

What's On Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.

Find nutrition information for those 65 years and older, including nutrients to know, healthy eating plans, and food safety and shopping tips.

Eating Well as You Get Older

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.

Learn how to make wise food choices with information about food labels, food safety, meal planning, food shopping, and enjoying food.

Healthy Eating After 50

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.

Find answers to questions about chewing problems and loss of taste and get tips for shopping on a budget.

National Institute on Aging Exercise & Physical Activity Guide cover Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.

Find information to help older adults incorporate physical activity into everyday life. Also available in PDF (12.54 MB) or you can order a printed copy. Also available in Spanish.

Eldercare Locator

DHHS. Administration on Aging.

Links older Americans, their families and caregivers to information and resources on services including state and local agencies and other community organizations.

NIH Senior Health - High Blood Cholesterol

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.

NIH Senior Health: Osteoporosis

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging; National Library of Medicine.

Understand osteoporosis in older adults, including risk factors, warning signs, treatment, and research.

NIH Senior Health: Kidney Disease

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.

Learn about kidney disease and how it affects older adults.

Food Safety for Older Adults

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition; USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Find important food safety information for older adults. Also in PDF|3.02 MB.

Young at Heart: Tips for Older Adults

DHHS. NIDDK. Weight-Control Information Network