Poverty, food insecurity, and poor nutrition have serious consequences for the health and well-being of children, adults, and seniors. This section of FRAC’s website contains the latest research and resources on hunger, health, and obesity, including tools for addressing food insecurity in health care settings.
Free Online Course to Help Health Care Providers Address Senior Hunger
Screen and Intervene: Addressing Food Insecurity Among Older Adults
In just 60 minutes, health care providers and community-based partners can learn how to screen patients age 50 and older for food insecurity and connect them to key nutrition resources like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
The course, developed by FRAC and the AARP Foundation, is approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (MDs and DOs). All other learners can download a certificate of participation upon completion of the course. See the course for more information.