Meals on Wheels Rockland


Timely Matters

Help Us Serve More Meals Today

Every day we add older adults to our waiting list for home delivered meals. With your support we can provide the nutritious meals and socialization opportunities older adults, like Karl Schaefer, need. Please help us meet this urgent need by clicking the button below to read more about this issue and to make a donation to Meals on Wheels. We know that Karl and the many others we serve are grateful for your support.

Alzheimer's Association Partners with Meals on Wheels to Offer Education Program

Thanks to a grant from the New York State Department of Health, the Alzheimer's Association is offering a FREE seven-part educational series to be held at Meals on Wheels.

Starting June 21st, please join us from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at Meals on Wheels, 121 West Nyack Road, Nanuet.

Call 800-272-3900 with questions or to RSVP.

Please click the button below for the flyer with a description of each session:

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Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

Five Workshops Presented During National Nutrition Month

One of the many ways Meals on Wheels proudly participated in both National Nutrition Month and the March for Meals Campaign was by presenting nutrition workshops at our five Senior Activity Centers. The presentations focused on how to develop healthier eating habits for the long term.

How Do We Do It?

Do you want to learn how Meals on Wheels prepares over 775 meals per day? Please join us for a one hour tour on any of the dates below and see in action all we do at the agency. What you think Meals on Wheels does may surprise you!

  • Wednesday, June 29 at 10:00 am
  • Wednesday, July 6 at 10:00 am
  • Tuesday, July 12 at 10:00 am
  • Monday, July 18 at 10:00 am
  • Wednesday, July 27 at 10:00 am
  • Tuesday, August 9 at 10:00 am
  • Monday, August 22 at 10:00 am
  • Wednesday, August 31 at 10:00 am
  • Monday, September 12 at 10:00 am
  • Tuesday, September 20 at 10:00 am
  • Wednesday, September 28 at 10:00 am

News

What are our Homebound Program Participants Saying?

Feedback is important to us, and as such Meals on Wheels is pleased to share the results of the Home Delivered Meal Program annual survey of program participants.

The results were overwhelmingly positive, with as an example, 94% of respondents reporting that receiving meals enhances their ability to reside in their own homes.

Please click on the image below to view the survey report.



New Support Group for Caregivers


A weekly professionally facilitated Caregiver Support Group is now available for caregivers of family members with Alzheimer's or a related dementia on Mondays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Meals on Wheels, 121 West Nyack Road, Nanuet. Registration is not necessary but for more information please call (845) 639-6776.

Adult Day Care of Rockland Introduces Saturday Respite Days!

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer's or a related cognitive issue? If so, Saturday Respite Days Program is here to help! Our professional, trained staff can care for your loved one in a safe and supervised environment one scheduled Saturday per month from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at our Bobbi Lewis Center. Participants must be assessed by the agency social work staff ahead of time and fees apply. For more information call our Social Work department at (845) 624-6325 or email Ilsa Svoboda at isvoboda@mowrockland.org



Meals on Wheels Rockland Adult Day participant, Kathryn, participates in a baking program with staff member Rachana Patel at the Bobbi Lewis Center.

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You Send An E-Card and We'll Deliver a Meal!

Send an E-Card to a friend, relative, colleague or anyone with an email address for a donation in the amount of your choice and you will helping to take a homebound Rockland older adult off of our waiting list for home delivered meals. Choose from nine different greeting messages and designs including for birthday, anniversary, seasonal holidays, thank you, in honor and in memory.

When you send an E-Card, recipients will receive a personal message from you and a notification that the purchase of the E-Card provided a meal to a homebound individual. In addition, you will also receive notification when the E-Card is sent and when it is opened by the recipient.

Donation payment is easy! Just click on the link below to PayPal. You do not have to have a PayPal account as all major credit cards are accepted via the PayPal link. Thank you for your participation!

Click the button below to send an E-Card.

E-Card

Meals on Wheels is pleased to announce the adoption of the agency's new mission and vision statements:

Mission Statement

To enhance the wellness of Rockland's older adults and their families by providing services that support their safety, independence and health.

Vision Statement

Every older adult in Rockland is living their life to the fullest.



Community Resources for Seniors

Resources

Mailing Address

Meals on Wheels Programs &
Services of Rockland, Inc.

121 West Nyack Road
Nanuet, NY 10954

Telephone: 845.624.MEAL (6325)
Fax: 845.624.6335
E-mail: info@mowrockland.org


Contact Us

Missed the Last E-Newsletter?

Now our participants, volunteers, supporters, and all interested may view our past E-Newsletters. Please click here to access the archive.

Newsletters

2014 Agency Accomplishments Highlighted in Annual Report

The agency is proud to announce the publication of the 2014 Annual Report. The report reveals that 192,077 meals were produced and that the agency benefited from 28,343 volunteer hours last year! To read more about our 2014 accomplishments, please download the Annual Report by clicking on the button below:

2014 Annual Report

Volunteer

Got an hour?

Many local seniors live alone and can no longer prepare their own meals. In just one hour you could make the difference in whether a senior has a warm, nutritious daily meal. Volunteer homebound meal delivery drivers are particularly needed in the Spring Valley & Suffern areas.

All programs rely on the support of volunteers
  • Deliver meals to individuals who are homebound.
  • Provide general assistance in Senior Centers and in the Adult Day Care Center.
  • Assist at special events.
  • Help our staff with with office tasks and other activities.

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