Cooking and Food

Your dietary needs change as you get older. On these pages we will include information to help you understand those needs and provide some inspiration to get you cooking up a storm in your own kitchen.

If there is anything in particular that you would like to see on these pages, then please send us your ideas. 

Eating Well

Making healthy food choices becomes even more important as we grow older; our appetites change and our bodies metabolise food differently.

The Keep Going for GOLD: Advice for living well over 65 brochure has some great tips for eating well

Senior Chef - building new skills

Man and women in discussion

More than 1300 people have graduated from the Senior Chef cooking programme since it began in 2010 - we find out the secret to this successful recipe.