Some 15% of seniors, about 9.3 million individuals, in the United States faced the threat of hunger, according to The State of Senior Hunger in America 2012: An Annual Report, a new report from the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) released a report.
Sequestering Meals on Wheels Could Cost the Nation $489 Million per Year, is a new Center for Effective Government report on the potential impact of sequestration on older adults who rely on Title III C Home Delivered Nutrition Services, such as Meals on Wheels.
Primary Health and Aging Subcommittee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) encouraged 27 of his fellow Senators to advocate for increased funding for the Older Americans Act (OAA).
There’s a window of opportunity to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA), but members of Congress need to hear from you.
President Obama on Feb. 7 signed the Agricultural Act of 2014 into law. A total of $8 billion will be cut from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly Food Stamps, over the next 10 years. LeadingAge will continue to fight against future proposed cuts that may come up in the context of annual budgets that impact SNAP.