Month: March 2017
More than 10 million Americans age 50 and older are at risk of hunger every day. During Senior Hunger Awareness Month, we’re highlighting the issue of food insecurity among seniors and providing educational resources like “30 Hunger Action Items” to encourage individuals to take simple steps to help combat hunger in their communities. Denny’s is […]
Secondary analysis of nearly 8,000 U.S. adults showed that compared with food-secure adults, those who were food insecure had lower odds of meeting at least three health metrics.
Lower rates of psychological distress were associated with moderate daily intake of fruits and vegetables in middle-aged and older adults, according to research published in BMJ Open.
The Campus Kitchens Project, the leading national nonprofit empowering students to fight hunger and food waste, and AARP Foundation announced a renewal of their senior hunger outreach program. With more than 10 million older adults currently grappling with food insecurity, sustainable evidence-based interventions to address hunger are more important than ever before.