U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging
One effort to support this principle is the Title III-C Nutrition Services Program, which helps provide nutrition assistance to older people throughout the country. The Administration on Aging (AoA) within ACL at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services administers the Title III-C Nutrition Services Program (NSP). The NSP promotes access to nutritious meals, nutrition education, and nutrition counseling; facilitates social contact; and conducts health promotion activities all which help older adults maintain their independence in their homes and communities. As part of its ongoing efforts to support program planning, improve program efficiency, and strengthen program effectiveness, AoA contracted with Mathematica to conduct the Title III-C NSP Evaluation. The three-part evaluation consists of a process evaluation of program administration and service delivery, a program cost analysis, and an evaluation of the effect of the program on participants’ outcomes.
Evidence & Insights From This Project
The Nutrition Services Program Outcomes Evaluation (Fact Sheet)
This fact sheet summarizes Nutrition Services Program participants’ characteristics and impressions of the program and the program’s impact on participants’ food security, socialization, and diet quality.Learn More
Evaluation of the Effect of the Older Americans Act Title III-C Nutrition Services Program on Participants’ Health Care Utilization
Nutritional Quality of Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals Offered in the Title III-C Nutrition Services Program: An Examination Utilizing the Healthy Eating Index Tool
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