Speech Tackling Food Insecurity Among Older Adults and Multigenerational Families
Statement before the Committee on Rules, United States House of Representatives
Elaine Waxman
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Elaine Waxman, Senior Fellow in the Income and Benefits Policy Center, spoke before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Rules. The event, Roundtable Examining Hunger Among Seniors and Multigenerational Families, was part of the Ending Hunger in America event series hosted by the Committee on Rules. In her remarks, Waxman discussed challenges faced by older adults who experience food insecurity and how federal nutrition programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can be strengthened to improve outcomes for seniors.  

Research Areas Aging and retirement Social safety net Race and equity
Tags Economic well-being Hunger and food assistance Racial and ethnic disparities Family care and support Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Retirement policy Social determinants of health Racial barriers to accessing the safety net Racial inequities in health
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center