Only 1 in 3 seniors who qualify for SNAP participate

According to the The Montana Food Bank Network’s website:
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“Seniors experiencing hunger are likely not getting the nutrition they need to stay healthy leading to a variety of health problems including lower cognitive functioning, an increased chance of being hospitalized, and a weakened immune system. SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly Food Stamps) is a greatly underutilized resource among seniors in need of food assistance. Historically, seniors have been the most under-served population nationwide. Just 1 in 3 seniors likely to qualify for SNAP participates in the program.”

Video: 98-year-old still volunteering and giving back

This 98-year-old woman proves we are never too old to help!

“I’m on the earth, I’m here. If I can contribute, I should. Shouldn’t we all? And not just think of ourselves?” Evelyn said.

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