It’s never too late to start making healthier choices about what you eat. Explore the resources below to get started.
Simply Good Eating Recipes Cards, Seniors — Downloadable recipes for seniors on a limited budget. Complements the Simply Good Eating for Seniors curriculum.
Healthy Eating Basics — Get the basics of a balanced diet.
The Recipe Box — Simple, tasty recipes you can try today.
Healthy & Fit on the Go — Great ideas to stay healthy and fit when away from home.
Active Living: Older Adults — How to work physical activity into your already busy day.
Other Recommended Resources
Seniors — Nutrition.gov; United States Department of Agriculture — Where to go for senior's nutrition, health issues, and physical activity guidelines.
Healthy Aging — Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Scientifically-based food and nutrition information delivered for older adults in a consumer-friendly way.
SeniorHealth — National Institutes of Health — Easy-to-read health and wellness information for older adults in a simple-to-navigate format.
Simply Good Eating for Seniors Package — Curriculum for nutrition educators to teach seniors how to eat more calcium-containing foods, reduce intake of fat and salt, and plan tasty and affordable meals for one or two. Handouts available in English or Spanish.
Eat Smart, Live Strong — United States Department of Agriculture — Nutrition education for older adults from USDA's Food and Nutrition Service. Designed to improve fruit and vegetable consumption and and physical activity among 60-74 year olds.