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Category: Nutrition/Meals on Wheels

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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Increasing Strength for Older Adults

Aug 5, 2021 Join SeniorCare’s Registered Dietician, Deb Davidson for a Zoom session to discuss how to maintain muscle and ways to increase protein in your diet on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 1:30pm. Call 978-865-3571 for information and to reserve your space and receive the Zoom login information. Muscles support physical strength and power.…
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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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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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Massachusetts’ Local Food System: Perspectives on Resilience and Recovery

Oct 28, 2020 Over the summer people throughout Massachusetts were invited to a listening session as the MA Food System Collaborative compiled challenges, opportunities, and recommendations toward a sustainable, equitable, and resilient local food system. More than 300 people participated in 35 calls, and many others contributed during the process of reviewing and synthesizing notes.…
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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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