Food and Nutrition

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Senior Food Box Program

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Senior Food Box Program works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons, at least 60 years of age, by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA foods. These monthly food packages include a variety of items such as: non-fat dry and ultra pasteurized milk, juice, Farina, canned meat/poultry or fish, oats/ready-to-eat cereal, rice or … Read More

Doorstep Dining

Friday, May 4, 2018

The guidelines for becoming a Doorstep Dining customer are: You must be on an established delivery route OR be willing to pick-up the meals You must pay $5 per meal: minimum purchase at least five (5) meals required Be 50+ or an adult with a disability That is all it takes to start enjoying a … Read More

Meals on Wheels

Friday, May 4, 2018

The criteria for receiving Meals on Wheels: Senior must be 60 years of age or older, be homebound and unable to leave their house without assistance Senior must be unable to prepare a meal and have no one available to prepare a meal Available on short or long term basis, depending on need REQUEST MORE … Read More

Social Dining

Friday, May 4, 2018

Social Dining sites are more than just a place to go to enjoy delicious meals. Many dining sites have games and music to make the day fun. People come to the dining sites to socialize with others and catch up on the local news.  We welcome everyone into our cafes, and hope seniors will bring … Read More

Furry Friends Food Bank

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Eastern Area Agency on Aging is dedicated to preserving the special bond between seniors and their pets by providing pre-packaged standardized bags of pet food and basic pet care supplies to low-income seniors on a monthly basis through our Furry Friends Food Bank (FFFB). Pets give seniors a sense of purpose by providing comfort day … Read More