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This report looks at how federal agencies can better meet the nutritional needs of older adults. The study examines how older adults' nutrition is connected to health outcomes and the extent to which federal nutrition guidelines address older adults' nutritional needs. It also outlines the challenges program providers face in meeting older adults' nutritional needs. GAO makes a series of recommendations for HHS and USDA to improve federal nutrition assistance programs for this population.
Programs/Initiatives:Older Americans Act (OAA)
U.S. Government Accountability Office GAO
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/71884