A program which provides, five or more days a week, at least one hot or other appropriate meal per day to older persons in a group setting. Congregate nutrition programs may also include nutrition education and other appropriate services for older people. are not accessible.
Group setting where meals are served.
Program authorized under Title II-C-1 of the Older Americans Act which provides, five or more days a week, a hot or other appropriate meal per day in a group setting. Congregate nutrition programs also include nutrition education and other appropriate services for older people.
Nutritious meals provided at least five days a week, in local Senior Citizen Centers throughout the Commonwealth. Meals are usually served around lunch time and in some areas meals may be available at other times of the day. Besides providing nutrition, congregate meals provide needed socialization for older adults. CaregiverPA Resources - Congregate Meals
Local programs provide seniors with nutritious meals in a group setting.
The provision of a meal at an assembled meal site which complies with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and provides 1/3 daily recommended daily allowance for individuals 51 years older as established by the Food and Nutrition Board of National Academy of Sciences.
A program that provided meals and socialization for older people in a common location.
These meal programs provide older individuals with free or low cost , nutritionally sound meals served five days a week in easily accessible locations. Besides promoting better health through improved nutrition, meal programs provide daily activities and socialization for participants which help reduce the isolation of old age.