CSFP Sharing Gallery: Inclusion Criteria
CSFP Sharing Gallery Inclusion Criteria
If you are considering submitting a resource to be included in the CSFP Sharing Gallery, please ensure it aligns with the following criteria.
- Focus Area: CSFP Participants (Low-Income Older Adults. CSFP serves individuals age 60 and over with incomes of less than 130% of poverty ($16,744 for a senior living alone in 2021).
- At the time of review, nutrition-related information is consistent with the most recently published version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, USDA MyPlate and/or the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
- Education materials and resources for program participants should be written and presented at the 5th grade level (AZ Center on Aging, 2019).
- Information is focused on food and nutrition education and not on CSFP program operations or policy.
- Resources created within the last 5 years are preferred.
- Information is presented objectively and fairly without brand name promotion or obvious author/sponsor bias.
- Content can include, but not be limited to:
- Food and nutrition education resources/tools suitable for State and local agencies to develop and conduct nutrition education activities or to distribute to CSFP participants.
- Note: recipe and cookbook content must be appropriate for the CSFP population. Recipes should be appealing and use USDA Foods offered through CSFP. See Recipe Inclusion Criteria for additional recipe requirements.
- Links to information on the nutrition needs of older Americans and/or to other agencies that provide food and nutrition resources for low-income older Americans.