AARP’s Hunger Impact Programs / Judith Light and the Flu + You Campaign
September 23, 2014•59 min
Nearly nine million older adults are food insecure and are faced with making decisions such as purchasing nutritional food or prescriptions. Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President of AARP Foundation and Jim Lutzweiler, Vice President of Hunger Impact Programs discuss the steps the organization is taking to feed those who are hungry now, while also developing long-term, sustainable solutions that address the root causes of hunger among those 50 and older.
Flu and aging are related because the older you are, the greater is the potential danger from getting the flu. So much more dangerous, in fact, scientists have invented a stronger dose of the flu vaccine for older citizens. And in Judith Light’s cas [...]