How to Help a Hungry Senior Today?

How to Help a Hungry Senior Today?

Did you know that more than 8.6 million Americans go hungry every day? There are hundreds of seniors living paycheck to paycheck without enough money to put food on the table. What's even worse is that as the senior population continues to grow, food insecurity among adults is increasing. In 2016 alone, 8% of senior households lacked basic food. The fourth age population is doubling, so it’s getting even more severe. You may be wondering, "What can I do to help?" If you know a senior who needs help, have them reach out to the Senior SNAP Initiative. The Senior SNAP Initiative is a national program that supports community-based organizations that assist older adults in applying/enrolling in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). If the idea of SNAP seems off-putting to you here are a few benefits to change your mind: SNAP improves health outcomes, especially in seniors, who are more likely to suffer from chronic illnesses. For every $1 in...
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