“Opportunities to Strengthen Nutrition Programs in DC to Address Senior Food Insecurity” was presented by Bill Emerson Hunger Fellow Fleurian Filkins as part of the briefing “A Snapshot of Hunger in America” on February 17, 2022. Fleurian was placed with … Read more
This community assessment aims to understand the barriers and best practices to alleviating food insecurity among the senior population in Los Angeles County, California. Los Angeles County is currently the most populous county in the U.S. and contains the largest … Read more
The Status of Low-Income Seniors in Eugene, Oregon shares results and analysis of a survey designed to better understand the state of hunger and poverty among low-income seniors in Eugene so that service providers can address the problems, and craft … Read more
Intra-Agency Barriers to Food Stamps: Maximizing Benefits for Elders and Persons with Disabilities in Massachusetts is a summary of suggestions from advocates on ways to improve enrollment of elders and persons with disabilities in Massachusetts’ Food Stamp Program. The report … Read more
Hunger in Paradise? Sustaining Kupuna: An Overview of Elderly Nutrition Services in Kaua’i is a simple, accessible disaster preparedness manual designed specifically for senior citizens in Hawaii and has an accompanying case study outlining the food security challenges the low-income … Read more
The Food Security for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Project provides city-level data on food insecurity among seniors and persons with disabilities living in Seattle’s subsidized housing. The report also identifies the barriers that prevent these populations from utilizing the … Read more
After the Storms: Turning the Spotlight on Senior Hunger explores the unique post-hurricane barriers to food security that seniors face, and provides empirically driven estimates of the number of seniors living in poverty throughout New Orleans and the surrounding region.
Impacts of Nutrition and Human Services Interventions on the Health of Elderly and Disabled Persons in Public Housing evaluates the federally funded ROSS-Elderly and Persons with Disabilities program in Seattle.
Considering the Costs of Senior Hunger and the Benefits of Federal Nutrition Programs explores factors affecting the food security of older D.C. residents and the impact of hunger on wellness, and assesses the value of federal nutrition programs in relation … Read more
In Perspective: An Assessment of Milwaukee County Food Pantry Clients is a comprehensive report describing the impact of the economic downturn on the eating habits of more than 500 Milwaukee County residents and is available at www.hungertaskforce.org.