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:Flyer
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, 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Meals on Wheels Rockland Adult Day participant, Kathryn, participates in a baking program with staff member Rachana Patel at the Bobbi Lewis Center.