Home Delivered Meals
16802 Meals Served in 2011
The Home Delivered Meal Program provides nutritionally sound meals to homebound seniors and/or their spouse who are unable to adequately prepare their own meal. Provides at least one nutritionally sound meal per day to adults who are homebound and who do not have friends or family to assist with meal preparation.
The meal is delivered to the client's home and provides a minimum of one-third of the current recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for the age group as established by the Food and Nutritional Board of the National Research Counsel of the National Academy of Scientists.
In some areas of the state, meals are available seven days a week.
Home Delivered Meals: The provision of hot and cold meals five days a week and weekend frozen to homebound seniors.