Thursday, March 05, 2015

Retired nurse in Arkansas spends her own pension to feed other seniors; malnutrition in seniors not often covered

The issue of senior hunger has caught the attention of the press, especially in Fort Smith AR, which National Geographic visited recently in making its film “Hunger in America”, local story link here.   There is a retired nurse, Charlotte Tidwell, who spends here entire pension running a food bank, along with the Antioch Consolidated Association for Youth and Family.  A local news station added to the report, as here

NBC News reported Wednesday how she spends her own retirement (see my main blog, entry yesterday), reinforced in a story called “Pension Meals” in “One News Page” here

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