Senior Hunger Crisis Focus of New Report
- By: USAging
- On: 05/02/2016 15:09:54
- In: Policy & Advocacy
A new study released by The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger found that 10.2 million people age 60-plus faced the threat of hunger in 2014.
The State of Senior Hunger in America 2014: An Annual Report detailed the impact that such factors as race, age and geography have on the growing numbers of food insecure older Americans. Though the U.S. economy has improved since 2009, food insecurity has continued to be a problem, with the threat of hunger rising 65 percent since 2007. To learn more and to become involved in this important issue, visit NFESH.