Nutrition for Seniors

Downloadable Tools and Tips:

Click the links to view or right click to print or save to your computer.

Daily Food Record Sheet. Download this helpful sheet to track what your loved one has eaten each day.
Eating Right for Older Adults. From the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Nutritional Screening Tool. This screening tool will help determine if your loved one is at risk.
Tips for Eating Well. Help your older loved one eat well with these tips.

Web Resources:

Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about Nutrition for Seniors.

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.

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.

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.

Planning for Leftovers
Senior-friendly ideas for healthy eating gives tips and ideas for creative use of leftovers when cooking for one or two. From Dieticians of Canada.

Evaluating and Treating Unintentional Weight Loss in the Elderly
The American Academy of Family Physicians offers this informative nutritional assessment and report detailing unintentional weight loss in aging adults.

Nutrition Guidelines for Senior Citizens outlines various changes seniors face in nutritional guidelines and offers suggestions and tips to maintain a healthy diet.

Nutrition and Aging
Informative overview on nutrition, malnutrition and health in older adults, provided by the Foundation for Health in 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.