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Food Aid For Seniors Gets Boost, But Fall Short Of Need

Advocates for senior citizens hailed the bipartisan passage of a federal bill that calls for boosting money for nutrition programs so that fewer older adults go hungry.

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Sen. Sanders seeks funding increase for seniors

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling for a 12 percent funding increase for programs that provide meals, transportation and other services to senior citizens. Sanders got 32 other senators to sign a letter to the Appropriations Committee asking for $225 million in new money to fund the Older Americans Act. He […]

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