Senior hunger in America

NPR’s On Point: the heartbreaking story of doing without after you’ve given your all in the land of plenty.


It’s insidious and it’s growing, quietly. That’s because seniors don’t want to be a bother and want to stay in their homes so they go hungry without making a fuss.

But advocates for the elderly are raising the alarm. An army of baby boomers who’ve saved nowhere near enough given how long they’re going to live is marching toward a hungry retirement.

Monday, July 30, 2012