Comfort Keepers leading effort to feed hungry seniors

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BELPRE — A startling number of American seniors risk going hungry each month due to the inability to obtain sufficient nutritious food or having to choose between food and medicine and/or medical care.

Hunger, affecting 1 in 15 seniors, takes a severe toll on their health and nutrition putting them at risk for chronic health conditions like depression, asthma, and diabetes.

During the months of November and December, Comfort Keepers of the Mid-Ohio Valley is asking the community to make food donations to their 15th Annual Feed Seniors Now Food Drive. This drive will help feed local seniors and will raise awareness for this growing epidemic that impacts millions of older Americans.

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