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One In Seven Seniors Faces Threat Of Hunger: Report | Laura Rowley | Posted 05.04.2012 | Fifty

One in seven seniors in America -- some 8.3 million people -- faced the threat of hunger in 2010, a 78 percent spike since 2001, according to a study ...

The Hunger Epidemic No One Is Talking About

Enid Borden | Posted 05.18.2012 | Impact
Enid Borden

We still have many millions -- and their numbers are growing -- who face the threat of hunger on any given day. The Old Face of Hunger, unlike the younger one, has no way out. There is no job waiting for the 87-year-old.

We Too Need a "Super Bowl"

Enid Borden | Posted 04.08.2012 | Impact
Enid Borden

Hunger is not a spectator sport. Our Super Bowl is emptying of the ingredients necessary to sustain life for millions of hungry seniors. We can't wait 'til next year. Our time is running out.

What Achy Knees Can Teach Us About Life

Enid Borden | Posted 03.12.2012 | Fifty
Enid Borden

I know that by the Year 2045, there will be more adults on this earth than children. This phenomenon will be a first in the history of the world. In fact, all of civilization is getting older. We are it. We are the generation of now. The generation of older Americans.

In Light Of World Food Day, Help Fight Hunger In Your Own Backyard

Enid Borden | Posted 12.17.2011 | Impact
Enid Borden

I always thought it was true, but it is appalling to see it for oneself. In my hands were two grocery items - one snack-sized cream filled yellow ca...

Responding to Senior Hunger -- "Good Food, Good Deeds"

Enid Borden | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Enid Borden

The risk of hunger is a national crisis, but it affects some sub-populations more than others. Low-income seniors are more likely to be at risk of hunger, for instance, even though half of all at-risk seniors have incomes above the federal poverty line.

Bad News: We're Getting Older; Good News: We're Getting Older

Enid Borden | Posted 10.16.2011 | Impact
Enid Borden

Isn't aging just a natural part of life that we are better off embracing than fighting? Why not sustain that childhood excitement to grow up our whole lives?

How Can We Let Our Seniors Go Hungry?

Enid Borden | Posted 09.16.2011 | Impact
Enid Borden

My passion is to bring an end to senior hunger in the U.S. by 2020. My conviction is that we can make this happen, and that's why I work for Meals on Wheels Association of America.

America's Moms: No Holiday From Hunger

Enid Borden | Posted 07.16.2011 | Impact
Enid Borden

Will next year be any different? Will we inch one step closer to ending the disease of senior hunger in this country? Yes. But only if we don't wait another year to celebrate Mother's Day.

Is America Failing Our Nation's Seniors?

Enid Borden | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Enid Borden

By 2007, the number of seniors facing the threat of hunger was six million, a 20 percent increase in just six years.