Nutrition Assistance: Additional Efficiences Could Improve Services to Older Adults: Congressional Testimony
DIANE Publishing, 2011 - 16 pages
Discusses recent work on food insecurity among older adults and the nutrition assistance programs available to assist them. This testimony highlights key findings related to: (1) the prevalence of food insecurity and the receipt of nutrition services among older adults; and (2) the extent to which nutrition assistance programs show signs of inefficiency or overlap. It discusses some of the challenges related to ensuring the most efficient provision of services, and suggests how better information cold help policymakers address overlap and duplication and overlap among programs while ensuring that those most in need have access to services. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find publication.
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