Older Americans Month 2019
Administration for Community Living Older Americans Month was established by the Administration for Community Living to celebrate the older adults in our communities. Every year brings a new theme for the month, and this year’s theme is “Connect, Create, Contribute”. Learn more about what you can do to celebrate older Americans during the month of May!
My Plate for Older Adults
Tufts University My Plate for Older Adults is a helpful tool that provides examples of foods that fit into a healthy, well-balanced diet, and corresponds with the federal government’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans. You can also access tips on shopping, physical activity and more.
What Diet is Best for Older Adults?
Medical News Today When older adults attempt to lose weight, they often start a diet that causes loss of bone density and muscle mass. A diet that is rich in protein and low in calories has been shown to lead to the best weight loss results while maintaining bone density and muscle mass.