TITLE

Growth of grandfamilies leads to food insecurity

AUTHOR(S)
Goyer, Amy
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Aging Today;May/Jun2012, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses food insecurity due to growing size of grand families in the U.S. It states that many grandparents are raising grandchildren after losing or quitting their jobs in the U.S. thereby leading to increased basic expenses which leads to extra financial challenges to the family. It enlists some recent findings related to food security. It argues that the programs meant for financial assistance and feeding people are not reaching the concerned population. INSETS: SNAP and Other Public Benefits;Resources for Grandfamilies.
ACCESSION #
76120493

 

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