Kaminsky-Hevesi Bill Would Allow SNAP Recipients to Avoid In-Person Food Shopping by Making Online Purchasing Pilot Program Permanent
With nursing homes and other long-term care facilities hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, AARP Texas is holding virtual meetings with members of Texas’ congressional delegation to urge more help for older Americans and their families.
With the economic downturn and the temporary closure of many places that serve group meals to older adults, the coronavirus pandemic is making food even harder to access for many.
Putting meals on the table is hard for people who don’t have enough cash to buy groceries on a regular basis. Getting the fresh fruits and vegetables they need for good health is even more of a challenge.
WASHINGTON— Today, AARP expressed support for protecting funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as the Senate prepares to consider reauthorization of the Farm Bill. Joyce Rogers, AARP Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, offered the following statement:
Recently, at our AARP New York Office, we recognized our core volunteer group who over the course of several months has spent countless hours on the phone following up with seniors throughout New York City who have reached out for food assistance.
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