Nutrition Programs for Seniors
Find food and nutrition programs that focus on the needs of older Americans, age 60 and over.
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has programs that cater to our nation’s seniors, age 60 and over.
The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) helps adult care centers provide nutritious foods for older adults and adults with disabilities.
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.
The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) provides USDA Foods to income-eligible households living on Indian reservations and to Native American households residing in designated areas near reservations or in Oklahoma.
Learn about Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), which provides low-income seniors with access to locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey, and herbs. Read more in the SFMNP Fact Sheet (PDF | 230 KB).
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move toward self-sufficiency.
Learn about nutrition services for seniors, including congregate meals, home-delivered meals, and other supportive programs.
The Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Programs, part of the Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living, provide grants to states to help support nutrition services for older people throughout the country.
Search for senior meal delivery and nutrition programs in your local area.
Credits to https://www.nutrition.gov/