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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

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This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP. Iowa Food Assistance can help you buy healthy food. Visit this page or call (855) 944-3663 for more information. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Read the full non-discrimination statement and learn how to file a complaint