Nutrition Programs for Seniors

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Learn about SFMNP, which provides fresh fruits and vegetables to eligible seniors through farmers markets and roadside stands. See also:


Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.


Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) is a Federal program that provides USDA foods to low-income households, including the elderly, living on Indian reservations, and to Native American families residing in designated areas near reservations and in the State of Oklahoma.


Administration for Community Living: Nutrition Services

DHHS. Administration on Aging.

Learn about nutrition services for seniors, including congregate meals, home-delivered meals, and other supportive programs.


Older Americans Act Nutrition Program (PDF | 590 KB)

DHHS. NIH. Administration on Aging.

The Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Programs, part of the Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living, provide grants to states to help support nutrition services for older people throughout the country.