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Dire health threat facing seniors: hunger | Prime Living

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Last updated 5/21/2021 at 4:33pm

Over this last year, we have heard in the news or seen for ourselves the long lines at food banks throughout our county, state, and country. Perhaps we were in those lines or know of people who were.

Hunger in the United States is a growing concern. Much of the focus has been on families and young children. Yet, there is a hidden population of people who are going hungry or are food insecure, meaning that they cannot meet their nutritional needs on a consistent basis. This group is our older population, those aged 50-59, and senior population, those aged 60 and older.

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