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Risk of Hunger Among Seniors

Laura Rowley

More Older Americans Sliding Into Poverty, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Rowley | Posted 08.29.2012 | Fifty

In 2010, 8.3 million Americans over 60 faced the threat of hunger -- up 78 percent from a decade earlier, according to a 2012 report. The proportion of the seniors affected has grown to one in seven in 2010 from one in nine in 2005 -- even as the hunger risk for the population as a whole declined slightly, the report found.

Laura Rowley

One In Seven Seniors Faces Threat Of Hunger: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...