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  • NEXT AVENUE: 4 REASONS WHY WE MUST #SAVELUNCH FOR OLDER ADULTS

    Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017
    Members of Congress are in their home states and districts this month for recess, and when they return to Washington, they’ll have their work cut out for them. With the current federal fiscal year ending on September 30, there will only be a few short weeks during which Congress must forge agreement on funding levels for the entire federal government, including the critical programs that serve our nation’s seniors. Funding cuts for Meals on Wheels and meals served at senior centers — which currently represent approximately one fiftieth of 1 percent of the entire federal budget — put a unique and vital lifeline for millions of vulnerable older adults at risk. The time is now to compel Congress to #SaveLunch for senior nutrition programs, and here are four good reasons why. [READ]