Find nutrition information for older adults to eat healthy, reduce disease risk, and deal with changes that affect appetite and eating.
Learn about the unique nutrition needs for individuals ages 65 and up.
Test your knowledge about older adult nutrition using this interactive, 10-question quiz.
Links older Americans, their families and caregivers to information and resources on services including state and local agencies and other community organizations.
Find nutrition information and activities for older adults, including:
Learn how the Nutrition Facts label can guide you in making healthy food choices as an older adult.
Find important food safety information for older adults. Also in PDF|2.43 MB.
Learn why adults age 65 and older are at a higher risk for hospitalization and death from foodborne illness.
Find 10 nutrition tips for choosing foods that provide nutrients for healthy aging.
Learn about the benefits of exercise and physical activity for older adults. Plus, find detailed information on how to get started, exercise safely, and stay on track.
Learn why it is important to stay hydrated as you age, and find tips for healthy beverage choices.
Learn the latest on how exercise and physical activity can help you stay healthy as you age.
Eating healthy foods helps everyone stay well. It’s even more important for people with Alzheimer’s disease. Here are some tips for healthy eating.
Find tips for dealing with common problems that can make it harder to follow through on smart food choices.
Learn about food serving sizes for people aged 50+. Plus, find ideas for healthy snacks!
Tips for choosing nutrient dense foods and snacks.
Tips and tools to help people ages 65 and over eat healthy foods and be physically active.
Read more about how to eat healthy as you age, and what to do if you are having trouble.
Learn the symptoms of dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, and how it is treated.
Get tips for managing dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, at home.
Learn what eating strategies might help if you have trouble chewing or swallowing.
Are you a caregiver for an older adult in your family? Learn how nutrition needs and intake of foods and beverages change with age.
Have changes in your teeth or saliva made chewing and swallowing more difficult? Discover tips to help.
Find a collection of videos, newsletters, brain teasers, and recipes for older adults.
Read about steps you can take to reduce your risk of Osteoporosis.
Get tips for preparing pureed protein foods for people who have difficulty chewing or swallowing.
Learn about supplemental nutrition drinks and when they might be helpful for meeting daily calorie, vitamin, and mineral needs.