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Study: Thousands of Marin seniors among state’s hidden poor

Study: Thousands of Marin seniors among state’s hidden poor

Whistlestop pantry volunteer Josefina Perez helps a client Thursday at the center’s Brown Bag Pantry in San Rafael. The program helps provide low-income Marin seniors with nutritional food. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal)


By Richard Halstead, Marin Independent Journal

More than three-quarters of a million California seniors, including more than 7,700 older Marin residents, are among the nation’s hidden poor, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Read More…


Study: Thousands of Marin seniors among state’s hidden poor

A Whistlestop client selects fruit at the Brown Bag Pantry in San Rafael. The nonprofit operates the food program at senior centers and homes around Marin. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal)

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