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Do you need information about home delivered meals, senior centers in your area that serve lunch or how to get vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables? Contact us at (509) 886-0700

Congregate Nutrition
Congregate meals help meet the complex nutritional needs of older persons who are nutritionally at risk by providing nutritionally sound and satisfying meals and other nutrition services, including nutrition outreach and nutrition education, in a group setting.  Each meal served contains at least one-third of the current Recommended Dietary Allowances as established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council.

COPES Home-Delivered Nutrition
Home-delivered meals provide nutritious meals and other nutrition services to older persons who are home-bound by reason of illness, incapacitating disability, or who are otherwise isolated.  Services are intended to maintain or improve the health status of these individuals, support their independence, prevent premature institutionalization and allow earlier discharge from hospitals, nursing homes, or other residential care facilities.  Each meal served contains at least one-third of the current Recommended Dietary Allowances as established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council.

Home-Delivered Nutrition
Home-delivered meals provide nutritious meals and other nutrition services to older persons who are home-bound by reason of illness, incapacitating disability, or who are otherwise isolated.  Services are intended to maintain or improve the health status of these individuals, support their independence, prevent premature institutionalization and allow earlier discharge from hospitals, nursing homes, or other residential care facilities.  Each meal served contains at least one-third of the current Recommended Dietary Allowances as established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council.

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program is designed to improve the nutritional status and overall health of low-income seniors by providing them with fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers markets.  Educational information about the benefits, selection, storage, and preparation of fresh foods is also provided to participants.