Meals and Nutrition Programs

*State and Area Agencies on Aging

Source: N4A


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


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


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


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


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


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

Nutrition for Seniors

Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine


Large collection of links and resources from MedLine Plus.

Source: U.S. Government


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


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