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SNAP for Older Adults

Millions of older adults are eligible for food assistance from SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. See if you qualify and learn how SNAP can help pay for food and ensure good nutrition as you age.

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Are you living on a fixed income and need help paying for everyday living expenses? There are 2,500+ programs that can help pay for food, medicine, and more. Find out what's available.

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Feb 6, 2020

Simple Tips for Eating Well

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Mar 16, 2017

Nutritious Food: An Ultimate Necessity as We Get Older

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Sep 8, 2016

Using SNAP at Your Local Farmers Market

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May 7, 2015

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