Data Analysis Reveals that Millions of Households with Seniors Rely on SNAP to Stave Off Hunger

WASHINGTON, October 31, 2018 — One in 10 households with seniors (age 60+) participated in SNAP), on average each year between 2012–2016. This is according to new interactive tools from FRAC, in collaboration with AARP Foundation. These first-of-their-kind interactive maps and accompanying tables show the share of all households with seniors that participated in SNAP nationally, in each state, and among the nation’s 3,142 counties.