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April 30, 2018

Hungry for Policy: A Deeper Dive on Older Adults

The Center for Community Solutions Public Policy Fellow Loren Anthes recently authored an issue brief on the relationship between food insecurity and Medicaid. One of the key takeaways from the brief is that “as a social determinant of health, food insecurity increases cost and diminishes outcomes in health care.” With a high number of older...

June 23, 2017

2018-2019 State Budget, Senate Budget: Ohio Departments of Aging, Developmental Disabilities, Job and Family Services, and Mental Health and Addiction Services

2018-2019 State Budget, Senate Budget: Ohio Departments of Aging, Developmental Disabilities, Job and Family Services, and Mental Health and Addiction Services Brie Lusheck, Public Policy Associate June 23, 2017 Reviews the Ohio Senate budget changes’ affects on the Departments of Aging, Developmental Disabilities, Job and Family Services, and Mental Health and Addiction Services. Key Takeaways...

June 5, 2017

Ohio Seniors Missing Out On $50 Million in Hunger Aid

Ohio Seniors Missing Out On $50 Million in Hunger Aid Rachel Cahill, Guest Author June 5, 2018 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...

May 30, 2017

Fighting Food Insecurity Among Older Adults: Ohio’s Home-delivered and Congregate Meals

Fighting Food Insecurity Among Older Adults: Ohio’s Home-delivered and Congregate Meals Kate Warren, Policy and Planning Associate May 30, 2017 Examines how home-delivered and congregate meal programs in Ohio are funded, what challenges they face and how they are innovating to fight hunger among Ohio’s older adults. Key Takeaways In Ohio, more than one-in-six older...

May 19, 2017

2018-2019 House Budget: Ohio Departments of Health, Aging, Developmental Disabilities, Job and Family Services, & Mental Health and Addiction Services

2018-2019 House Budget: Ohio Departments of Health, Aging, Developmental Disabilities, Job and Family Services, & Mental Health and Addiction Services Tara Britton, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy | Edward D. and Dorothy E. Lynde Fellow Brie Lusheck, Public Policy Associate May 19, 2017 Examines the differences between the governor’s introduced budget and the version...

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