Home Delivered Meals and Congregate Dining

The Home Delivered Meals program provides homebound seniors (ones who are unable to cook and shop for themselves) with hot, nutritious meals Monday through Friday.

The Home Delivered Meals program provides homebound seniors with hot, nutritious meals Monday through Friday. The meals provide one-third of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) nutritional requirements. In addition, the program can provide modified meals such as  chopped, pureed,  and liquid nutrition. Meals are delivered between 10:00am and 2:00pm by professional and courteous Community Action staff and volunteers.

 

This program is funded in part by Area Agency on Aging IIIC

Requirements:

Eligibility: Applicants must be able to feed themselves, be home when meals are delivered, and be:

An individual 60 years of age or older; the spouse of someone who is 60 years of age or older; homebound; unable to participate in congregate meals because of physical or emotional difficulties; unable to obtain food or prepare complete meals; without an adult living with or near who is willing and able to prepare meals for the individual.

 

The Congregate Meal Program provides seniors 60 years of age and older with hot, nutritious meals during the week at Dining Centers located throughout Branch county. These Centers give seniors the opportunity to socialize with existing friends or make new ones. Some congregate dining centers have extended hours and additional activities.

The Congregate Meal Program provides seniors 60 years of age and older with hot, nutritious meals during the week. Dining Centers (where congregate meals are served) give seniors the opportunity to socialize with existing friends, or make new ones. Some congregate dining centers have extended hours and additional activities.

Congregate Meals In Branch County are funded through Area Agency on Aging Region III-C. A donation of $2.75 is suggested but not required. Reservations are necessary the day before. Persons ineligible by program standards can still participate by paying $5.60 for meal and making a reservation twenty-four hours in advance.

 

This program is funded in part by Area Agency on Aging IIIC

Requirements:

Any individual 60 years of age or older; the spouse of an eligible participant; a disabled individual who resides with and the accompanies a participant who is 60 years of age or older; a disabled individual who may be under 60 years of age but resides in a senior living complex that houses a Congregate Dining Center.

 

Available in:

  • Branch County

 

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