Why We Help

Challenges Are Faced Every Day

Today, the average life expectancy is going ever higher and our quality of life is a greater challenge. As we get older, even the healthiest and most independent among us may face physical decline or financial difficulties that can strip away our independence. Additionally, our families are growing and on the move which can result in seniors left alone, hungry and without much needed support.

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Our Nation's Senior Population is Growing Exponentially

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Population of seniors by 2060; more than double the number in 2010.
in 5
Americans is 60 or older
more
turn 60 every day
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Leaving More and More Americans at Risk of Hunger and Isolation

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Seniors threatened by hunger
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of which are food insecure or very low food insecure.
in 4
seniors live alone
Social isolation among older adults is associated with an extra
$ Billion
in Medicare spending each year.

And While Hunger and Isolation Can Affect Anyone with Limited Mobility and Declining Health, Financial Strain Makes Matters Much Worse.

Today, the average life expectancy is going ever higher, and our quality of life is a greater challenge. As we get older, even the healthiest and most independent among us may face physical decline or financial difficulties that can strip away our independence. Additionally our families are growing and on the move which can result in seniors left alone, hungry and without much needed support.