Everyone knows how important a healthy diet is. It keeps you feeling and looking
great. And just as important is a full and active life. That’s why Dining Senior
Style combines good food with fun activities. There is more than you would expect
waiting for you at your local senior center. Find out more.
If you would like to invest in a community service that provides a helping hand to
older Americans who are making every effort to maintain an independent way of life
to the best of their ability, please consider a tax deductible financial gift or
a gift of your time to the Congregate and Home Delivered Meals Program.
Your gift will go a long way in serving our area’s senior citizens.
This agency does not unlawfully discriminate against an individual group because
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, handicap, political affiliation or
belief, age, marital status, height, weight, and parental status.
PROGRAMS FUNDED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY:
*MI OFFICE OF SERVICES TO THE AGING
*UPCAP AREA AGENCY OF AGING
WHAT IS “HOME DELIVERED MEALS PROGRAM”?
The home delivered meals program is designed to assist homebound seniors with their
Over 75,000 meals were delivered to eligible homebound participants last year.
Each and every meal is a blend of good taste and balanced nutrition and is delivered
to the homes of seniors who are not able to attend Congregate Meal Sites.
The Home Delivered Meal Program provides meals for seven days a week.
DO I QUALIFY?
There are basic requirements for Home Delivered Meals. They are..
*You or your spouse are 60 years of age or older.
*You are homebound & cannot leave your home alone.
*You are unable to prepare meals.
*There is no other access to a nutritionally balanced diet.
HOW WILL I RECEIVE MY MEALS?
Efficient and caring drivers deliver meals to the homes of eligible participants.
A nutrition meal program designed for the 60+ population, where people are brought
together to eat lunch and socialize in a group setting.
Over 60,000 meals were served last year to congregate participants.
DO I QUALIFY?
If you are age 60 or over, you qualify.
I’M ON A SPECIAL DIET, WHAT DO I DO?
All meals meet or exceed one-third of the USDA recommended daily allowance of vitamins
and minerals needed in the older individual’s diet. A nutrition specialist monitors
the sodium, vitamin and cholesterol content of the meals.
Meals are easily adjusted to the requirements of Diabetic diets.