Ohio Seniors Missing Out On $50 Million in Hunger Aid

Rachel Cahill, Guest Author

May 13, 2017

Presents proven strategies for Ohio to reduce senior hunger through maximizing senior participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Key Takeaways
● There was a 20percent increase in the number of seniors turning to the emergency food network in 2016.
● Approximately 264,000 seniors in Ohio are eligible for but not receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP).
● Ohio can reduce hunger among older adults by adopting common sense policy and process changes in SNAP and cultivating cross-sector partnerships.

 

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