EATING WELL for older people

Categories: Eating well for families

Older people often find that diet and eating habits change with age, and some long term health conditions can mean a change in diet is needed to maintain good health. The links below lead to information about healthy eating in older age and ways to make sure that your diet meets your bodies changing needs. There are also suggestions for simple exercises and activity that can help with mobility and well-being.

Age UK have helpful guidance with ideas for recipes, healthy foods, portion control, and activity that help maintain a health and well -being.

Click on this link: www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/healthy-eating/healthy-eating-guide

For local Age UK service details:   www.ageuk.org.uk/calderdaleandkirklee  Telephone: 01422 252 040

 

This organisation has videos that can help you understand about healthy eating as well as practical shopping and cooking tips.

Click on this link: www.ncoa.org/economic-security/benefits/food-and-nutrition/senior-nutrition/

 

For general healthy eating guidance for all ages, go to:  

Your health, your choices

Click on this link:    www.nhs.uk/livewell/healthy-eating/Pages/Healthyeating.aspx