The USDA has a bunch of programs that specifically target older Americans. The Daily Journal Online goes into great depth on exactly how the USDA is working to improve the health and well-being of the elderly. Obviously, being the USDA, a great deal of attention is placed on nutritional assistance. Not only is nutrition core to the USDA mission, but this is an area where the elderly are particularly vulnerable. But the article also covers home investments (both single and multi-family), as well as general community investments.