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 […]
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Food security is critical for low-income older adults as poor nutrition can contribute to and exacerbate chronic illness. Download this resource guide and toolkit for health care providers.
Every day many seniors skip a meal so that they can meet basic needs. Food insecurity can lead to chronic diseases and acute medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and depression.
During the past five years, our collective efforts have made it clear, that by working together, we can help millions of struggling older adults.
What we’ve learned about senior hunger might surprise you.