Dusti Linnell

Examining experiences of food hardship and SNAP enrollment among near-old and older Americans: A multi-method approach

This project examines reasons why food insecure older adults in the U.S. are under-enrolled in SNAP and why this pattern varies among older adults of different ages. Conventional wisdom suggests several explanations that discourage participation, ranging from older adults’ preferences to program limitations. We examine the topic with two approaches.