Albany, New York — The state of New York will be allotting $74.6 million for senior nutrition.
Under the administration of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the budget will be distributed to 59 local agencies devoted to aging. It will also be supporting programs that help alleviate chronic conditions related to diet such as obesity and diabetes. This will also aid in providing better access to nutritious foods.
There will be cases when the funds can be spent for home-delivered meals and healthier meal choices from community meal sites. It may also be used for nutrition counseling as well as assistance in applications for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. These, together with home care services, may be vital to the excellent care of our dear elderly.
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