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Meals Prepared For the Elderly

There are two kinds of prepared meal programs for the elderly:

About 1,600+ congregate meal sites across the country offer hot lunches to seniors over 60 years old.  These sites are often located in senior centers, churches and synagogues, schools and apartment buildings.  Many offer transportation and some activities along with lunch.  Some places may ask for a small donation.

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Senior Meal Delivery

Did you know that seniors are the most likely population to be undernourished in the USA? Even seniors who are not living below the poverty line are more likely to have nutritional deficiencies. The issue is an intricate one that has caretakers and physicians scratching their heads looking for solutions to get seniors to eat as they should, it can be a tricky subject however, because seniors can often see this helpful advice as a condescending attack on their independence.

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Meals On Wheels

Senior home meal delivery services such as Meals on Wheels, helps seniors to get the nutritional meals they need for a healthy well-being. Meals on Wheels has programs in each city all over the United States. This senior food service is a membership organization that offers meals to seniors nationwide. There are so many programs that provide seniors with regular nutritious foods. Many seniors are undernourished and are not eating as nutritiously as possible. This unhealthy lifestyle can be a result of aging obstacles, eating refined or processed foods with little nutritional value, reduced metabolism due to age, appetite changes because of mood disorders, or the effects of prescription medications. Eating unhealthy will lead to an unhealthy being. The chances of a senior suffering from a chronic disease are much greater if the senior has poor eating habits.

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