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  • REPORT RELEASED BY MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS THAT CAN ADDRESS HUNGER IN OLDER ADULTS

    Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017
    Meals on Wheels America today released Hunger in Older Adults – a report seeking to increase the understanding of a variety of food assistance programs that can work in combination to more effectively address the needs of the more than 10 million older Americans facing hunger each year. The need for this resource became apparent amidst a pilot project funded by AARP Foundation and Caesars Foundation that sought to use tablet technology as a means to increase enrollment of eligible individuals in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In doing this work, the need for additional information about the full range of federal food assistance programs emerged. [READ]