The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) has just released a study, entitled State of Senior Hunger in America 2014: An Annual Report, based on original research conducted by Dr. James P. Ziliak of the University of Kentucky and Dr. Craig G. Gundersen of the University of Illinois. Commissioned by NFESH, this report reveals that 15.8 percent of seniors or 10.2 million individuals age 60 or older in the United States faced the threat of hunger. From 2001 to 2014, the number of seniors experiencing the threat of hunger increased by 119 percent.
- Author: Dr. James P. Ziliak and Dr. Craig G. Gundersen
- Publisher: National Foundation to End Senior Hunger
- Type: Report and Research
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