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October 28, 2008

The Food Stamp Program And Older Americans

Information on Food Stamps and Nutrition Assistance for older Americans from the AARP Public Policy Institute:

The Food Stamp Program And Older Americans Fact Sheet, Jean C. Accius, October 2008— This AARP Public Policy Institute Fact Sheet by Jean Accius highlights recent changes in the Food Stamp Program, including expanded program access due to the reauthorization of the 2008 Farm Bill. Data are provided on the characteristics of older participants, participation rates, eligibility, benefits, and special provisions for older households. 

Related resource from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Food Stamp Provisions of the Final 2008 Farm Bill

Nutrition Assistance for Older Americans  / Fact Sheet
October 2008— This AARP Public Policy Institute Fact Sheet by Jean Accius describes the federal programs that provide nutrition assistance to older Americans and the funding sources that support these programs. Information is included on food stamps, congregate and home-delivered meals, and food programs.

Thank you to Mary Ann Archer, Warren E. Burger Library, William Mitchell College of Law, for this information!

October 28, 2008 in Legislation, nutrition policy | Permalink

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i think this is pretty important.

using food stamps will really help alot.

Posted by: kefier | Jun 12, 2009 7:06:36 AM

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