80% of older adults suffer from one or more chronic illnesses while 77% suffer from two or more such illnesses. Although this can be explained in part by greater life expectancy, these high rates are fundamentally a result of lifestyle factors—especially diet.

It doesn't have to be that way. We're here to make healthy menus easier.

 

Plant-rich Aging is a leading source of information, tools, and supports designed to improve the health and wellness of older adults through enhanced nutrition.

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INSIDE THE GUIDE

  • The science behind plant-rich nutrition

  • Why plant-rich menus make a difference

  • How to promote plant-rich menus

  • Menu swaps and ingredient lists

  • Recipes

  • Training resources

  • ...and more!

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70%

Over 70% of Americans aged 75 or older have hypertension, the number one risk factor for stroke and cardiovascular events.

50%

More than half of Americans aged 75 or older have cardiovascular disease.

25%

One-quarter of Americans aged 60 or above have type II diabetes, and many more have pre-diabetes.

GET STARTED

Everything you need to take the first step is in the FREE guide. Download the guide today to begin improving the healthfulness of your menus.

GET IN TOUCH

Ready to get started but want some help from our team? We're here to help you every step of the way. From menu redesign and recipe ideas to vendor connections and marketing tools, we've got you covered. Get in touch and let's make a plan together!

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Plant-rich aging is a program run by Balanced.org. Balanced.org is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donate to Balanced.org to help support the plant-rich aging initiative.