Extension Human Nutrition
Kansas State University207 Justin Hall,Manhattan, KS 66506
You can find the answer to many of the questions you might have regarding different food assistance programs for older adults by going to the following web addresses:
Kansas Food Assistance Program Overview.
Kansas Food Assistance Program Brochure--A two-page brochure that describes the Kansas Food Assistance Program. Kansas Food Assistance Program brochure in Spanish. Kansas Food Assistance Brochure insert Kansas Food Assistance Brochure insert in Spanish.
Kansas Department on Aging Information for Seniors--Find out about your local senior center or Area Agency on Aging that can provide meals (congregate/home delivered) for Senior Adults.
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services--Kansas Food Assistance Program eligibility requirements and benefits application. Information available in English and Spanish.
Posters-- Monthly nutrition and health messages along with information about the Kansas Food Assistance Program. From K-State Research and Extension, Department of Human Nutrition.
Calculator to find out if you might be eligible for food assistance--The USDA's tool helps you find out how much you might be eligible to receive. Then apply to participate in the program. Available in English and Spanish.
Find out more about Food insecurity and hunger in Kansas.
National Food Assistance Program Information-- Questions and Answers, Pamphlets in English and Spanish.
Food Assistance Program Briefs-- Many news briefs about the Food Assistance Program. From USDA stating the criteria for receiving Food Assistance benefits.
Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs Publications-- Many reports about the Food Assistance Program. From the USDA.
Food Assistance for the Elderly Resource Center- Several reports that provide information on how to better connect older people with the Food Assistance Program. From the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC).
If you need more information about Food Assistance for older adults, contact Dr. Mary Meck Higgins, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, 202 Justin Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (785) 532-1671.
Resources for K-State Faculty and Staff Only
Age-related Macular Degeneration
Bone Bank Deposits and Withdrawals
Dietary Reference Intakes for Older Adults
Eat Smart, Live Strong Nutrition Education for Older Adults
Food Safety for Boomers and Beyond
Gardening with Older Adults for Health and Nutrition
Graphic of MyPlate for Older Adults from University of Florida IFAS Extension
Graphic of MyPlate for Older Adults in Spanish from University of Florida IFAS Extension
Growing Stronger: Strength Training for Older Adults
Men Stay Healthy at Any Age
Women Stay Healthy at Any Age
Men Stay Healthy at 50+
Women Stay Healthy at 50+
National Institute on Aging Information Office
Self Mini Nutrition Assessment
What's On Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging