Food and Nutrition

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Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Commodity Supplemental Food 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 at one of our several locations The meals are $6.25 for regular meals and specialty meals (pureed, vegetarian, gluten free, etc.) are $8. There is a minimum order of (5) meals … 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 SAMPLE MENU … Read More

Community Cafes

Friday, May 4, 2018

Our Community Cafes are reopening!  Check here often for updates regarding a community Cafe’ opening near you!   Community Cafe 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 … 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