Take action and speak up for seniors!
senior hunger is a national issue. Read more about THE ESCALATING PROBLEM OF SENIOR HUNGER AND ISOLATION
Our nation’s senior population is growing exponentially, outpacing the resources available to serve vulnerable older adults and putting their health and well-being in jeopardy. Meals on Wheels is a proven public-private partnership that effectively addresses the challenges of aging by promoting health and improving quality of life for at-risk seniors.
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Help secure funding necessary to serve more seniors in need!
Click below for the FY2020 ask in national Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Program Appropriations (in million USD):
Proposed SNAP Rule Change: Second Chance to Generate Comments From April 8–10!
The period of April 8–10 is a second chance for people who have not already done so to submit comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in opposition to the proposed SNAP rule change that would side step Congress to eliminate SNAP eligibility for 755,000 unemployed and underemployed adults (so-called “ABAWD Rule”). USDA reopened the public comment period that closed on April 2 after reports of technical glitches with the Federal Register portal.
Today, Americans are working more and longer than they ever have. When older workers lose their jobs, they
are far more likely than other workers to join the ranks of the long-term unemployed. And unfortunately,
discrimination appears to be a significant factor in older workers’ long-term unemployment. Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA) ensures that older workers have the protections they need.
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