1 in 5 Older Americans Experience Food Insufficiency, According to U-M Study

March 29, 2022

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A recent U-M study found that nearly 20% of Americans will experience food insufficiency at some point in their 60s or 70s. Helen Levy, a research professor in the Survey Research Center at the U-M Institute for Social Research, shares insights from the study, noting that this hardship is due to various reasons, such as an individual not being able to work enough hours and their income shrinking. The faculty expert highlights further findings and research opportunities moving forward.

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