Campus Units

Food Science and Human Nutrition

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

10-2015

Journal or Book Title

Journal of Extension

Volume

53

Issue

5

First Page

5TOT8

Abstract

Iowans age 50+ with limited income are at higher risk of poor nutritional status and could benefit from SNAP. The Wellness and Independence through Nutrition (WIN) program aims to increase awareness of SNAP and how it can help maintain good health for Iowans age 50+ in counties where SNAP enrollment is low through both direct and indirect outreach sessions. The program focuses on the benefits of SNAP. Evaluations suggest the WIN program is effective in increasing SNAP awareness, SNAP benefits (e.g., health), and potential economic impact (approximately $162,500).

Comments

This article is published as Francis, S.L., Oates, K.*, & Heuer, A.* Promoting Awareness of SNAP Among Iowans Age 50+ with The Wellness and Independence through Nutrition (WIN) Program. Journal of Extension. (online), Article 5TOT8. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

JOE

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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