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Meals On Wheels

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Meals On Wheels

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Meals On Wheels

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Who We Serve

Our Meals on Wheels program is available to individuals who are aged 60 years of age or older, who are not able to shop or cook meals for themselves, and have no one available to help with meals on a regular basis.

To be eligible for Meals on Wheels, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • 60 years of age or older.
  • Live alone or with a spouse who is also homebound.
  • Frail by reason of illness or incapacitating disability.
  • Unable to drive, purchase and prepare his/her own meals due to physical or cognitive disabilities.
  • Does not have anyone available to consistently shop or prepare meals.

Homebound criteria:

  • Bed-bound and non-ambulatory.
  • Wheelchair-bound and living alone.
  • Ambulatory, living alone, unable to leave home.
  • Ambulatory, alone, unable to leave home without assistance.
  • Alone, able to leave home with difficulty.

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