In the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), an elderly or disabled person is entitled to have SNAP eligibility determined under special regulations.
To be considered elderly in SNAP, a client must be at least 60 years of age.
To be considered disabled in SNAP, a client must meet one of the requirements listed in the section entitled SNAP Disability Requirements and Verifications.
NPA SNAP households that consist solely of elderly (age 60 or over) or disabled clients whose income exceeds the 200% gross income standard are subject to the maximum asset limit of $3,500.
excess medical deduction (see Excess Medical Deduction)
uncapped shelter deduction (see Shelter Deduction); and
the 165% Income Standard for Elderly and Disabled Individuals living with others (see Separate Household Status - Elderly and/or Disabled)
Elderly or Disabled Clients Policy and Procedures