In their continued efforts to be an advocate and resource for all Iowans, and in particular those ages 50 and older, AARP in Iowa commissioned this survey to gauge Iowans’ experience with hunger in the state and their opinion about state support for food banks. Nearly 50 million Americans (children and adults) are food insecure or at risk for hunger – facing the uncertainty of having enough food because of insufficient money or other resources to buy food. In 2011, nearly 9 million Americans age 60 and older were at risk for hunger. In Iowa, over 395,000 people are at risk for hunger and nearly one in eight (11.97 percent) persons ages 60 and older who are food insecure. … Back to Article
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