- Jul 14, 2011
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"Food Insecurity among Older Adults" is the first report to examine the youngest of the baby boomers -- those between the ages of 50 and 59. This group faces the unusual challenge of being too young for Social Security and Medicare and too old for aid that's allotted for people with children.
"For the first time, we have a fuller picture of hunger risk among all Americans 50-plus," said AARP Foundation President Jo Ann Jenkins in a press release. "But sadly, it's far more bleak than before."
1. Mississippi 13.79%
2. New Mexico 12.37%
3. Arizona 12.08%
4. Texas 11.33%
More: Hunger Among Americans 50-Plus Spikes 80 Percent, New Study Says (SLIDESHOW)
Food Insecurity Among Older Adults