Content Header Image

Meals Program Providers

Many LeadingAge members provide congregate and home-delivered meals to help ensure that frail elders in their communities have access to nutritious meals in order to remain in their own homes and communities. We've featured some articles below, but be sure to check out all of our meals program content.

Featured Content

Study Shows More Seniors Hungry in the U.S

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.

Meals on Wheels: New Report on Sequestration's Impact

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.

Meals on Wheels: U.S. Senators Ask for Increased Funding

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).

Reauthorize the Older Americans Act This Year: Email Congress today!

There’s a window of opportunity to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA), but members of Congress need to hear from you.

Impact of Farm Bill on Older Adults Who Are Food Insecure

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.