Community facility where older adults can gather and make new friends.
While programs vary by center, most offer outreach programs, meals, information, health screenings and counseling; and a variety of educational, fitness, and volunteer programs.
SENIOR DINING SITE
This program is funded in part, by the Older Americans Act. It is intended for persons age 60+ to have one nutritionally balanced meal on weekdays.
Some senior dining sites offer breakfast, evening, weekend meals and/or activities. Advance meal order reservations are required.
Meals are on a donation basis. Donations are voluntary and confidential. Some dining sites are also located in senior apartments, churches, temples or community centers. Transportation is available to most dining sites.
For more details about activities, dates, meals, times transportation, or reservations, please contact your local senior center.
HOME DELIVERED MEALS
Persons 60 or older who are homebound and unable to shop for or prepare meals may be eligible for a home delivered meal. The meal, which may to hot or frozen, is balanced to provide one-third of the daily recommended nutritional requirements.
In some cases, two meals may be delivered daily, either frozen or a brown bag supplemental meal. Special dietary restrictions such as diabetic and low salt are available. Therapeutic meals are available in some counties. Some meals are provided on a donation basis.