Eldercare Q&A                       January, 2018  

Closing the Food Stamp “SNAP Gap”

Q: Are a lot of eligible elders not getting food stamps?

Yes. More than 40% of low-income elders eligible for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as “food stamps,” are not on the program.  Q&A ElderCare January 2018 CLOSING THE SNAP GAP 11 30 17