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This gallery contains handouts such as infographics, brochures, and factsheets on a variety of nutrition education topics developed by the National Council on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). These handouts can easily be printed and distributed or shared online with program participants.

Nutrition Assistance Programs
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Nutrition Benefits of CSFP

United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This one-page document describes the foods offered through CSFP. Useful as a marketing and information handout, there is space on the document for adding local program contact information.

Food Research & Action Center
Older Adult (age 60+) Nutrition Programs Referral Chart During COVID-19

Food Research and Action Center
The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) developed a list of federal nutrition assistance programs available to older Americans. This list also includes each programs response to COVID-19.

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Improving Your Health with Nutrition Assistance

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Association for Community Living;
This handout provides an overview of physical changes that may occur as you get older and the effect they have on your nutritional status. It also contains information on how to get nutrition assistance from your health care provider and more information about federal nutrition assistance programs.

Healthy Eating and Meal Preparation Tips
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Nutrition in the CSFP Food Package

USDA Food and Nutrition Service
This factsheet discusses the nutritional value of shelf-stable foods in the CSFP food package.

Make Healthy Drink Choices Factsheet
Make Healthy Drink Choices

Building a healthy eating routine isn't just about the foods you eat - it's important to pay attention to your drink choices, too. Follow these tips to make healthy drink choices.

Build a Healthy Eating Routine as You Get Older Factsheet
Build a Healthy Eating Routine as You Get Older

Good nutrition is key to staying healthy, active, and independent as you get older. And it's never too late to make healthy changes! Follow these tips to build a healthy eating routine that works for you! 

What's Your Move? Factsheet
What's your Move?

The handout explains how physical activity can make your daily life better.

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Create Better Health

Utah State University Extension
The Create Better Health Utah SNAP-Ed curriculum has multiple handouts available in both English and Spanish. Topics to choose from include meal preparation, food safety, shopping with a list, being more physically active, and more.

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Healthy Eating After 50

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging
This handout, developed by the National Institute on Aging, contains important tips on eating healthy after 50. Topics include how much water to drink, cutting back salt and fat, and keeping food safe to eat. This resource is also available in Spanish, and available for ordering paper copies.

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Using the Nutrition Facts Label: For Older Adults

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration
This guide contains a comprehensive overview of how to successfully read a Nutrition Facts Label. It also includes a glossary of terms and detailed information about key nutrients.
This resource is also available in Spanish.

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What’s On Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging
Learn how to eat healthfully as you get older. Get an overview of healthy eating plans, nutrients, and food safety. Find information about healthy recipes and how to overcome roadblocks to healthy eating. Learn how to make smart food choices every day.
Order free paper copies

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MyPlate for Dysphagia

University of Florida IFAS Extension
This resource illustrates how resources from MyPlate.gov can be easily adapted for people with swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) that require texture-modified foods.

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Add Flavor with Herbs and Spices

Nebraska Extension
This handout focuses on using herbs and spices to add fabulous flavor and color to food without adding salt, fat or sugar.

 

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Calcium Fact Sheet for Consumers

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements
Many people in the US get less than recommended amounts of calcium from food and supplements, especially low-income adults 50 years and older. Learn more about calcium, food sources and supplements in this Calcium Fact Sheet from the NIH.

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Quick and Easy Meals Using the Freezer

Connecticut/Rhode Island Family Nutrition Program Senior Nutrition Awareness Project
Tips for making meals ahead and freezing them in single-serve sizes. Helps participants save time and money.

Food Safety
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Baby Boomers and Food Safety

FoodSafety.gov
This infographic provides food safety information for adults age 65 and older.

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Food Safety for Older Adults

US Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Food safety is important for everyone – but it’s extremely important for individuals with a weakened immune system, which makes them especially vulnerable to foodborne illness. This guide is intended to help older adults and people with cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, organ transplants, or autoimmune diseases avoid foodborne infections. This resource is also available in Spanish.

Infographics
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Make Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging
Share this infographic and help spread the word about making smart food choices for healthy aging.

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Diet and Exercise: Choices Today for a Healthier Tomorrow

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging
Lifestyle choices you make today can lead to a healthier future. Learn how eating a healthy diet and exercising can help control or delay age-related health problems. Share this infographic and help spread the word about healthy diet and exercise.

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6 Ways to Eat Well as You Get Older

National Council on Aging
This infographic provides six easy tips to eat healthier as an older adult.

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Easy Steps to Prevent Food Waste

United States Department of Agriculture
Each year, the average American family of four loses $1,500 to uneaten food. USDA offers a range of advice to help Americans reduce food waste, which in turn increases household food budgets and makes nutritious diets more affordable. Download this infographic and share these easy steps to reduce food waste at home.

Interested in contributing content to the CSFP Sharing Gallery? Send your handouts to USDAFoods@usda.gov.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) facilitated the development of this Sharing Gallery. Materials placed here do not reflect the policies of FNS, and FNS does not conduct thorough reviews of materials submitted for placement here.

Page updated: December 13, 2023