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Category: Nutrition/Meals on Wheels

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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Popcorn

Jan 22, 2021 This Tuesday (January 19) was National Popcorn Day. I grew up in a military household in the 1960s and 1970s, and my father spent a good portion of my childhood in Vietnam.  When Dad was away, Mom would find inventive and inexpensive ways to entertain and feed us.  As an inexpensive snack,…
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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

Nov 19, 2020 Exciting news! For the 13th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2020 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past twelve years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.3 million meals nationwide to seniors in need. Why does Subaru support…
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Malnutrition Awareness

Oct 2, 2020 Next week (October 5-9) is Malnutrition Awareness Week. The goal of Malnutrition Awareness Week is to educate healthcare professionals on early detection, prevention, and treatment of malnutrition; educate consumers/patients to discuss their nutrition status with healthcare professionals; and to increase awareness of nutrition’s role on patient recovery. My Grandfather passed away in…
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Free Farmers Market Coupons for Seniors

July 15, 2020 Seniors are invited this summer to participate in the Massachusetts Farmers Market Nutrition Program– hosted by SeniorCare Inc. and your local Council on Aging. Due to COVID-19, instead of issuing Farmers Market Coupons, we will provide you with fresh produce by distributing bags filled with a variety of fresh produce from local…
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SeniorCare Nutrition Dept Update

July 1, 2020 (The following message was sent to all of SeniorCare’s Meals on Wheels home-delivered meals recipients) Happy July! We hope you are doing well, we all miss you! Please read the following information for important updates. You should have received extra frozen meals to keep in your freezer in case there is a…
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Nutrition Services Update

Apr 17, 2020 SeniorCare’s Nutrition Program is continuing to serve our consumers. Monday, April 20, 2020 is a holiday. Meals on Wheels Home Delivered MealsWeek of April 20-24, 2020 Monday, April 20 Holiday (no meal delivery) Tuesday, April 21 Home delivery with two meals delivered– including one to use on Wednesday Wednesday, April 22 No…
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SeniorCare Home Delivered Meals Coronavirus Response

Apr 1, 2020 This message was printed on the back of menus delivered to all Meals on Wheels recipients on April 1. SeniorCare is committed to the best possible meal service during these uncertain times. Please read the information below for news and updates.   Meal Deliveries We are currently continuing with regular deliveries.   The number…
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Eating Healthy During the Holidays

Nov 22, 2019 The holidays are a time to celebrate and enjoy connecting with family and friends. If you are anything like me, it can be a time of overindulgence. My sister-in-law hosts our family Thanksgiving dinner. She is a wonderful hostess. We arrive at her home and immediately smell those wonderful turkey and spice…
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Malnutrition in the U.S.

May 10, 2019 We have all seen film footage of malnourished people in other countries.  But, malnutrition is a very real problem in our own country.  The elder community, in particular, is prone to malnutrition problems. Malnutrition can occur when your body doesn’t get enough nutrients from the foods you eat to work properly. These…
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