Useful Guides & Resources

Nutrition for Seniors

Downloadable Tools and Tips:

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Web Resources:

Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about diet and nutrition for seniors.

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.

Eat Well, for Brain and Body

This resourceful article from AARP offers dietary and nutritional advice for staying healthy while aging.

Solo Eating: Tips on Cooking for One

Say goodbye to frozen dinners. provides an assortment of ideas on how to plan and create healthy, delicious meals for one.

Healthy Meals for One or Two

Great information from the Mayo Clinic on how to plan healthy meals for one or two, reduce wasted food and add variety to meals.

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 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.