Key Takeaways

  • The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, is the largest domestic hunger safety net program, helping low-income older adults achieve food security. 


  • Seniors with SNAP get, on average, way more than $15 per month.

  • Get the facts in our infographic and the information you will need to find out if you or a loved one are eligible.

Many older adults are reluctant to apply for food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Often they believe that:

  • SNAP is only for families with children
  • Seniors only receive $15 a month in SNAP benefits
  • Receiving SNAP will mean fewer benefits for someone with greater need
  • No stores near them accept SNAP
  • The application process is too hard

Help dispel these myths!

Our infographic is here to share the facts about SNAP and how it can benefit you. Download a PDF of this graphic below.