Nutritional Needs in the Golden Years


  1. The purpose of this training is to highlight the unique nutrition needs of adults over 70 years of age.

  2. We will also introduce the Modified myPyramid of Older Adults.

Objectives: By the end of this training module, participants should be able to:

  • Explain why older adults benefit from nutrient dense foods.

  • List the reasons hydration is key for older adults.

  • Describe key dietary recommendations.