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Healthy food in a SNAP

Today, nearly 5 million older Americans are at risk for hunger. Every day, they have to choose whether to pay for food, medicine, or other basic needs. But there is a way out. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps seniors buy nutritious food to stay healthy. September is Hunger Action Month. Help us spread the word—SNAP helps seniors and it's easy to get started!

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Sept. 23 is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day!

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