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Services and Programs for the Aging Population



Nutrition

  • Congregate Meals
    Congregate meals are provided daily in group settings such as senior centers. Participants in the Congregate Meal program have the opportunity to socialize while enjoying nutritionally balanced meals. As part of the program, nutrition counseling and nutrition education are also made available.

    This service is provided by the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD). For a complete list of services provided by DSAAPD, please visit the DSAAPD services page, the DSAAPD website or contact DSAAPD.
  • Food Stamps
    Food Stamps is a program that enables low-income families to buy a variety of food that is the basis for better nutrition.

    This service is provided by the Division of Social Services (DSS). For more information about DSS services, please visit the DSS website or contact DSS.
  • Home Delivered Meals
    The Home Delivered Meals Program delivers nutritionally balanced, hot meals during the day to homebound persons. Some people also receive cold, bagged meals so that they will have food available in the evening as well.

    This service is provided by the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD). For a complete list of services provided by DSAAPD, please visit the DSAAPD services page, the DSAAPD website or contact DSAAPD.
Last Updated: Friday January 16 2009
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