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For 1 in 6 seniors in the U.S., hunger is a real struggle. 

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps low-income individuals and families buy the food they need for good health.

Learn more about how SNAP can help older adults in your community. 

Are you an older adult or caregiver?

Get the food you need to stay healthy. Find program information, application forms, and links to other resources in your state.

How much do you know about SNAP? Get the facts with our new infographic!

Do you have a SNAP story to share? Tell us on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #getSNAP.

Are you a professional who works with seniors?

Encourage older adults in your community to apply for SNAP with our customizable poster, flyer, placemat, brochure, online badges, sample messages, and marketing tips. 

This toolkit is designed to help you increase SNAP enrollment among older adults in your community. It includes outreach tools, promising strategies, fact sheets, webinars, sample outreach materials, and more. 

Learn key statistics about senior food insecurity and SNAP enrollment.  

  • Take action to protect federally funded nutrition programs.

Help us protect programs that help millions of seniors struggling with food insecurity. 

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Get help paying for healthy foods using our online SNAP Map

Eating right, on a budget


Watch videos on how to get help paying for food, shop smart, and make comfort foods healthier.