Hunger in America: Food Insecurity After 50

Food InsecurityMore than eight million Baby Boomers age 50 to 64 are turning to charitable food assistance to make ends meet, according to a report by Feeding America® made possible by a grant from AARP Foundation. “Hunger is an invisible problem that millions of older Americans battle silently every day. We have found that the ‘youngest old’ – people 50 to 59 – tend to suffer the most, often having to skimp on meals or skip them altogether because they can’t afford them,” said AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson. (See our previous post about how EngAGE facilitates programs to alleviate hunger among residents of our communities.)


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2 Responses to Hunger in America: Food Insecurity After 50

  1. Deborah Drucker says:

    I like this chart. Very shocking and the American public needs to be aware of this.

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