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Meals and Nutrition Programs

*State and Area Agencies on Aging

Source: N4A

Description:

Links to State and Area Agencies on Aging in all 50 states; most include comprehensive list of local resources for seniors.


Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

Published and updated every five years, the Guidelines provide authoritative advice about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases.


Eldercare Locator

Source: U.S. Administration on Aging

Description:

The first step to finding resources for older adults in any U.S. community.


Food Stamp (SNAP) Special Rules for the Elderly or Disabled

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Description:

Most food stamp rules apply to all households, but there are a few special rules for households that contain an elderly or disabled member.


Meals on Wheels America

Description:

National organization supports senior nutrition programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior hunger and isolation. Site includes a directory for clients and volunteers.


National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging

Description:

Assists the aging network in the implementation of Meals on Wheels-type programs


Nutrition for Seniors

Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Description:

Large collection of links and resources from MedLine Plus.


Nutrition.gov

Source: U.S. Government

Description:

Links and resources, including nutrition information and Federal Nutritional Assistance Programs.


You Gave, Now Save: Guide to Benefits Programs for Seniors

Source: NCOA and n4a

Description:

Booklet is an overview of benefits programs, public and private, to help seniors continue to live independently