LifeCare Alliance offers seven choices of meals for our Meals-on-Wheels clients and has 20 dining centers to choose from for the more mobile clients. Our mission is, “LifeCare Alliance leads our community in identifying and delivering health and nutrition services to meet the community’s changing needs. Diversity and changing demographics is how we nourish the human spirit.”
LifeCare Alliance’s Meals-on- Wheels (MOW) currently serves as many as 4,000 meals a day to homebound seniors. The low fat, low sugar and low sodium meals offer choice to meet our diverse population. The meals of choice include seven varieties, with the most popular being the regular hot meal. The other choices include cold regular meal, diet regular hot and cold meal (for diabetics), Kosher meal, vegetarian, frozen, mechanical soft (pre-cut for those who are arthritic, etc), pureed (for those who have cancer or AIDs), and gluten free.
- Author: Denning, A. LifeCare Alliance
- Publisher: National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging (NRCNA)
- Type: Articles & Documents
- Tags: choice menus congregate meal services consumer-directed services diversity home-delivered meal services local providers nutrition professionals Perspectives Challenge