• Older Americans Act (OAA) – “The 2016 OAA Act reauthorizes programs for fiscal year (FY) 2017 through FY 2019. It includes provisions that aim to protect vulnerable elders by strengthening the Long-Term Care Ombudsman program and elder abuse screening and prevention efforts. It also promotes the delivery of evidence-based programs, such as falls prevention and chronic disease self-management programs.” – Administration for Community Living
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – “SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net.” – USDA, Food and Nutrition Service
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) – “The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.” – USDA, Food and Nutrition Service
  • Feeding America – The mission of Feeding America is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.
  • Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) – “The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) awards grants to States, U.S. Territories, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to provide low-income seniors with coupons that can be exchanged for eligible foods (fruits, vegetables, honey, and fresh-cut herbs) at farmers’ markets, roadside stands, and community-supported agriculture programs.” – USDA, Food and Nutrition Service