Nutrition for Seniors
Downloadable Tools and Tips:
Click the links to view or right click to print or save to your computer.
- Detailed Nutrient Needs for Older Adults
- Nutritional Screening Tool
- Tips for Eating Well for Older Adults
- Food Guide for Older Adults
Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about senior nutrition.
Eating Well as You Get Older
The National Institute on Aging offers seniors advice on eating well, eating safely, shopping wisely, and other frequently asked questions regarding nutrition and diet in seniors.
Solo Eating: Tips on Cooking for One
Say goodbye to frozen dinners. Thekitchn.com provides an assortment of ideas on how to plan and create healthy, delicious meals for one.
Nutritious Snack Suggestions for Seniors
ElderOneStop offers suggestions for healthy, nutritious snacks for seniors to keep on hand whenever they get a snack craving.
Protecting Your Parent from Malnutrition
Parentgiving.com provides useful information regarding preventing malnutrition in elderly loved ones.
Dietary Guidelines for Lifestyle Modification in Elderly
This Web site serves as a useful guide for daily nutritional and dietary modification in the elderly, providing informative statistics and advice. Although created and maintained by the Indian government, it has much useful information for those in other countries.
Online Nutritional Screening
An interactive MNA screening form provided by the Nestle Nutrition Institute allows users to find out if they are healthy or malnourished.
Eating Well While Aging
Informative article on senior nutrition offers tips and advice for maintaining a healthy diet while dealing with the challenges of aging.
Nutrition and Aging Fact Sheet
Useful information from Colorado State University on changes in the aging body and the importance of staying healthy and accommodating changing nutritional needs.
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