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Category: Meals on Wheels/Nutrition

Valentines Day Un-Breakfast (2022)

  All proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit SeniorCare’s Meals on Wheels program. Meals on Wheels is a vital program that delivers nutritious meals to homebound seniors. Drivers also provide a safe and friendly check-in, helping to alleviate isolation. Demand remains high. SeniorCare is serving 25% more meals than prior to the pandemic, while rising…
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The Gift of Nutrition and a Friendly face

Nov 20, 2021 Every weekday morning, food is delivered to eight staging locations, and 50 volunteers and paid staff begin the task of preparing the day’s Meals on Wheels deliveries to 850 home bound elders living in nine North Shore communities, including the five greater Cape Ann towns. For some recipients, this meal is their…
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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

Nov 18, 2021 Exciting news! For the 14th year running, SeniorCare and the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2021 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past thirteen years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.5 million meals nationwide to seniors in need. Why does…
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Malnutrition Awareness Week (2021)

Oct 8, 2021 This week (October 4-8) was Malnutrition Awareness Week. My Grandfather passed away in the early 1990s.  He was a wonderful man and many of my earliest memories involve “working” on his car.  He would do the work while I supervised from my seat on the radiator.  He had quite a sweet tooth…
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Free Farmers Market Coupons

Receive $25 in coupons to buy fresh produce at the Cape Ann Farmers Market SeniorCare and the Gloucester Council on Aging will be distributing 2021 SNFMP Farmers’ Market Coupons to eligible seniors. SeniorCare is also working with COAs to bring theSFMNP to our other communities.  Please contact your local COA for more information Date: Wednesday,…
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Massachusetts Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) (2021)

Jun 11, 2021 The Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance is once again working with Massachusetts Farmers Markets to offer the Massachusetts Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) to recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (commonly known as food stamps).  Massachusetts residents enrolled in SNAP are automatically enrolled in HIP. When someone uses their SNAP card…
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Malnutrition Awareness

May 14, 2021 We have all seen film footage of malnourished people in other countries.  But, malnutrition is a very real problem in our own country.  According to the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) approximately 15,000 hospital patients with malnutrition go undiagnosed every day. Patients with malnutrition have higher hospital costs, longer…
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March for Meals

Mar 19, 2021 Hunger is a very real problem in the United States.  In 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that 10.5% of all U.S. households are “food insecure.”  Food insecure is defined as uncertain of having, or unable to acquire, enough food to meet the needs of all the members of a household…
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March For Meals 2021

SeniorCare’s annual celebration of March for Meals– acknowledging the importance of the Meals on Wheels program and the many people who make it possible. In 2021, this celebration looks a little different, but the importance of Meals on Wheels is greater than ever– ensuring that home bound elders receive a nutritious meal and a friendly…
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Valentines Day (2021)

Feb 5, 2021 Valentine’s Day is an interesting holiday.  For children, it is a fun day to bring cute cards and treats to friends at school.  For young lovers, it can be a day to celebrate romance.  For many of us, it’s a day to find a silly card in the mail or a surprise…
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