DIGGING INTO THE DETAILS: Phoenix senior community emphasizes health, choice

Riell, Howard
March 2003
FoodService Director;3/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p32
Trade Publication
Looks at the congregate meal program implemented by the Human Services Department's Senior Services division in Phoenix, Arizona in 2003. Changes made in the program with health consciousness in mind; Idea behind the program; Challenges facing the program.


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