Research shows that food insecure seniors suffer adverse health effects at a higher rate when compared with food secure seniors. This study presents findings on the effect that the Nutrition Services Program has on participants’ Medicare-funded health care utilization.
Related Publications for Mathematica Evaluates How Nutrition Services Can Affect Older Adults' Health Outcomes
Evaluation of the Effect of the Older Americans Act Title III-C Nutrition Services Program on Participants’ Health Care UtilizationSep 14, 2018
Nutritional Quality of Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals Offered in the Title III-C Nutrition Services Program: An Examination Utilizing the Healthy Eating Index ToolOct 30, 2017
The Nutrition Services Program (NSP), administered by the Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living, is designed to alleviate hunger and food insecurity among the elderly while also giving them the opportunity to enrich their social lives. The NSP aims to achieve these goals,...
The Nutrition Services Program Outcomes Evaluation (Fact Sheet)Sep 27, 2017
This fact sheet summarizes Nutrition Services Program participants’ characteristics and impressions of the program and the program’s impact on participants’ food security, socialization, and diet quality.
Evaluation of the Effect of the Older Americans Act Title III-C Nutrition Services Program on Participants' Food Security, Socialization, and Diet QualityApr 21, 2017
In an effort to ensure that the health and social needs of older adults are adequately met and to rebalance long-term care provision away from institutionalization and toward home and community-based services, the Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living of the U.S....