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SNAP for Caregivers

Millions of older adults are eligible for food assistance from SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. See if you or your loved one qualifies and learn how SNAP can help pay for food and ensure good nutrition as you age.

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What Is SNAP?

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, helps nearly 5 million older Americans afford food at their local markets. Learn more about the federal program and how to find out if you or a loved one is eligible.

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Find Out If Your Loved One Is Eligible for Benefits

Do you have a loved one living on a fixed income? There are 2,500+ programs that can help pay for food, medicine, and more. Find out what's available.

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