Toolkit: An Introduction to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office for Older Americans

October 25, 2016

In this webinar, listeners will learn about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Bureau’s Office for Older Americans – dedicated specifically to financially protecting and educating seniors. In this webinar, listeners will explore how the CFPB’s unique consumer response system collects consumer feedback and takes necessary action to address product and/or service issue(s)…. Read more »

Better Health and You: Tips for Adults

April 17, 2015

A balanced eating plan and regular physical activity are the building blocks of good health. Poor eating habits and physical inactivity may lead to overweight and related health problems. By eating right and being active, you may reach or maintain a healthy weight. You may also improve your physical health, mental well-being, and set an… Read more »

Age Page: Cancer Facts For People Over 50

April 17, 2015

Cancer strikes people of all ages, but persons are more likely to get cancer as they get older, even if no one in their family has previously had cancer. This fact sheet discusses cancer symptoms to watch for; recommended cancer screening tests, cancer treatments, and suggestions for personal actions to help prevent cancer.

Food Code 2013

April 17, 2015

The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated and honestly presented when offered to the consumer. It represents FDA’s best advice for a uniform system of provisions that address the safety and protection of food offered at retail and in food service. This model is offered for adoption… Read more »

Diabetes and Meal Planning

April 17, 2015

An interactive diabetes meal planning tutorial, this resource provides education on diabetes as a disease and the need for careful meal planning. The tutorial is available in both English and Spanish.

Focus on Fruits

April 17, 2015

Eating fruit provides health benefits. People who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health, such as potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C, and folate (folic acid). Most fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium,… Read more »

Eat for a Healthy Heart

April 17, 2015

According to the American Heart Association, about 80 million adults in the U.S. have at least one form of heart disease. People can reduce the risk of developing these problems with lifestyle changes that include eating a healthy diet. This fact sheet provides guidance for eating heart-healthy and provides a link to heart-healthy recipes.

Age Page: Healthy Eating After 50

April 17, 2015

There are some common reasons some older people do not eat healthy meals. However, making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do — no matter how old a person is. This fact sheet provides information about healthy eating for older persons.

Age Healthier, Breathe Easier

April 17, 2015

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. More than two million adults age 65 and older have asthma, and in 2004 more than one million older adults suffered an asthma episode. This fact sheet discusses hazards that can trigger COPD and asthma and makes suggestions for… Read more »