Category: Nutrition

Access to food and proper nutrition are two issues of vital importance to Michigan seniors. View resources that work to insure seniors have access to the healthy food they need.

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MDHHS Releases User Friendly Application Assistance Forms

By Bob Wheaton, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services January 30, 2018 Michigan has debuted a more user friendly ...
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Free Online Course to Help Health Care Providers Address Senior Hunger

Via frac.org February 5, 2018 The Food Research & Action Center and AARP Foundation today released a free, online course, ...
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Food Stamps Can Cut Seniors’ Health Costs, But Most Aren’t Using Them

Via Governing.com BY J.B. WOGAN | AUGUST 31, 2017 More than half (three out of five) of the seniors who ...
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Press Release – SNAP – Fiscal Year 2018 Adjustments

Valued MiCAFE Network Partners, Late July 2017, the Food and Nutrition Service issued the fiscal year 2018 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA) ...
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Monthly MiCAFE Network Conference Call Recap

In case you missed it, this month’s MiCAFE Network conference call took place on August 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m ...
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USDA SNAP Recipes

By Nicholas Goodman, MiCAFE Network Specialist There are many resources available to support SNAP recipients with accessing nutritious meals. The United ...
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Phone App Assisting with SNAP in NYC

On July 24, 2017, Nikita Stewart, with the New York Times, wrote an article about a new phone app that ...
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Flint Families Can Get Nutritious Food at Mobile Pantry in August

via michigan.gov/mdhhs July 31, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2017 CONTACT: Erica Quealy, 517-241-2112 LANSING, Mich. – Flint families may get ...
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Piloting Online Food Purchasing in a SNAP

by Dawn Kepler, Project Administrator By early 2018, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants will be able to make purchases online using ...
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