Eating Well on a Budget ~ Tips for Elders

Eating Well on a Budget ~ Tips for Elders

It can be challenging for elders living on a fixed income to eat well. Yet, healthy nutrition is essential to prevent illness, and to maintain an active and independent life. The National Council on Aging recently put together 3 short videos on how to get help paying for food, ways to shop smart, and tips to make comfort foods healthier. Please view and share with your clients and loved ones.

Elders with low-incomes, can also visit NCOA’s BenefitsCheckUp website to download their state’s application for food assistance.

Our blogger Karen J. Fletcher is CHA's publications consultant. She provides technical expertise, writing and research on Medicare, health disparities and other health care issues. With a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley, she serves in health advocacy as a trainer and consultant. See her current articles.