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Fact: Every day, about 10,000 Americans celebrate their 65th birthday. In Iowa, nearly 16% of the population is 65+. That number will grow to 20.5% by the year 2030. Creating healthy communities that support healthy aging will benefit all Iowans.
Fact: Older adults who do not eat enough nutrient-rich food may have hospital stays twice as long as those who eat enough healthy food. Click here for more information
Food Insecurity Map : The percentage of seniors over 60 who doesn’t have sufficient access to adequate amounts of food.
America's Health Rankings: Iowa Seniors