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Healthy Eating for Older Adults

Eating well is important in all stages of life. As we age, eating well helps you to stay active, prevent disease and feel your best. Nutritional needs change with age and new life circumstances may affect healthy eating. If you are curious to find out about your eating habits, Nutri-eSCREEN® is a survey to let you know how you are doing and provide tips to eat well and stay active as you age.

UnlockFood.ca’s A Guide to Healthy Eating for Older Adults is a comprehensive guide that covers many topics related to nutrition and aging including: appetite, calcium, protein, hydration, eating alone, recipes and tips to make healthy eating easier.

Food insecurity means not having enough money to buy healthy food. To learn more see our food insecurity infographic and visit our Health Equity pages. If you or someone you know needs help getting food see the foodcoreLGL’s food calendars for hot meal programs, get information about food banks, and learn about many different food-related programs foodcoreLGL’s Food Inventory.

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