The Facts Behind Senior Hunger
This is an excerpt from a detailed article about senior hunger. It’s a quick read. Please take a few minutes to learn about this growing problem in our own communities. Then give us a call to learn about how to host a meal-packing event to help.
Nearly one in every six seniors in America faces the threat of hunger and not being properly nourished. This applies to those who aren’t sure where their next meal is coming from and those who don’t have access to the healthiest possible food options. The issue is severe enough that the AARP reports that seniors face a healthcare bill of more than $130 billion every year due to medical issues stemming from senior hunger.
To understand the concept of seniors being hungry, you must understand what it means to be food insecure.
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