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The State of Senior Hunger in America

Publication Date: 
May, 2018
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger and Feeding America

This annual report reveals results of a research study about food insecurity among older adults in the United States. Released by the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) and Feeding America, the study results offer data from the most recent year for which it is available, 2016, and reveals that more older adults faced hunger at this time than before the Great Recession. This latest report also provides information on the characteristics of older adults who struggle to meet their nutritional needs and the rates by state of hunger among this demographic group.

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