Growing Bolder Hunger Summit: Reducing Senior Hunger in Iowa

May 9, 2017
Blank Park Zoo

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Effective Paths to Alleviating Food Insecurity Among Seniors in Iowa
Dr. Craig Gundersen, University of Illinois

Working Together to Reduce Senior Hunger and Food Insecurity
Karen Ehrens, Creating a Hunger Free North Dakota Coalition 

New Research on Messaging to Seniors Regarding Healthy Eating
Ann Black, AARP Iowa

A: How Iowa Food Banks are Serving Older Adults
Mike Miller and Barb Prather, Iowa Food Bank Association 

B: Innovative Model Reaching Food Insecure Seniors
Carlene Russell, Iowa Department on Aging
Tim Getty, Heritage AAA 

C: Finding and Serving Isolated Seniors
Jerry Horton, Warren County Public Health
Julia Tiedeman and Marj Johnston, Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa 

D: Promoting Awareness of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program among Older Iowans
Sarah Francis, WIN Program ISU Extension
Michael Christl, Drake Neighborhood Farmers Market
Mike Miller, Iowa Food Bank Association 

E: Keeping Seniors Healthy
Dr. Holly Melahoures, CareMore
Doris Montgomery, IDPH Fresh Conversations 

F: Communities Addressing Senior Cultural Challenges
Paola Michel, LaVoz
Narayan Rizal and Ann Grove, Lutheran Services of Iowa