Join us Thursday for a live coronavirus Q&A: Vaccines, variants and coping. Find out more.
Good nutrition is critical for a healthy life, especially as we age.
When you care for someone, it is important to keep both their healthy eating and yours in mind. The delivery of easy-to-prepare nutritious food can benefit you, your loved one and the whole family, saving you time and stress.
The good news: There are food delivery services that you can use to make meal prep a little easier for your family, improve your loved one’s nutrition and help alleviate your worries.
Many caregivers enjoy cooking for their loved one and use food delivery services to alleviate some of the time consuming steps involved in meal prep. There are delivery services for groceries, prepared meals and cut-up ingredients ready for cooking. Some services even tailor meals to specific dietary needs and preferences.
Where should you begin your journey in evaluating food delivery services? First, figure out where you need help—is it a matter of logistics, interest or even something simple like not being able to lift a bag of groceries?
Things to consider include:
Find caregiving resources, solutions, and support close to you or your loved one's home
Need more personalized information?
Answer three quick caregiving questions.
Looks like you’ve started the questionnaire but didn’t finish.
Would you like to start over?
View your caregiving results
Featured AARP Member Benefits
See All >
You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. The provider’s terms, conditions and policies apply. Please return to AARP.org to learn more about other benefits.
Your email address is now confirmed.
You'll start receiving the latest news, benefits, events, and programs related to AARP's mission to empower people to choose how they live as they age.
You can also manage your communication preferences by updating your account at anytime. You will be asked to register or log in.
In the next 24 hours, you will receive an email to confirm your subscription to receive emails
related to AARP volunteering. Once you confirm that subscription, you will regularly
receive communications related to AARP volunteering. In the meantime, please feel free
to search for ways to make a difference in your community at