Seniors in Need:

King, Paul
October 2010
FoodService Director;10/15/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p58
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the trends and issues in relation to providing healthy foods to older people in the U.S. He notes the growing number of people aged 60 and over in relation to the funding allotted for their food and care. He explains why the magazine did not feature articles about food service for older people in the past.


Related Articles

  • Home-Delivered Meals Programs for the Elderly: Distribution of Services in New York State. Ellis, Laura; Roe, Daphne A. // American Journal of Public Health;Jul1993, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p1034 

    This study examined the ability of six countywide home-delivered meals programs in upstate New York to meet the challenge of serving the elderly in geographically isolated and impoverished regions. The six counties were divided geographically into county subdivisions. For each subdivision,...

  • Sometimes competition is a bad thing. Marcus, Morton // Indianapolis Business Journal;5/8/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p11 

    The article focuses on the operation of the Meals on Wheels food servicing in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is inferred that there has been a competition on the kind of meal-delivery services. The program is operated through private funds and has no government assistance. A five-dollar fee is...

  • Meals on Wheels to sell pies.  // Hudson Valley Business Journal;3/8/2004, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p17 

    During the month of March 2004 Meals on Wheels Programs and Services of Rockland County, New York will ask the community to "Share a Piece of the Pie" by purchasing pies to raise funds for the Agency's Homebound meal delivery program. The purchase of each freshly-baked, home-made pie, will...

  • Doing Onto Others. Ward, Joe // Louisville Magazine;Dec2006, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p54 

    The article presents information about the Meals on Wheels program of Louisville, Kentucky-based community center United Crescent Hill Ministries (UCHM). According to Sara Jo Hooper, development director at UCHM, volunteers in her agency's Meals on Wheels program provide not only physical...

  • VIEWPOINT: BE A `BIG WHEEL'. Weisberg, Karen // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p40 

    Focuses on the provision of home-delivered meals to aged people in the United States. Statistics on the population of senior citizens; How senior meal programs increased congregate meal participation.

  • Meals on Wheels keeps region's nutritional needs covered. B. T. // Business Journal (Central New York);3/9/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p35 

    The article focuses on the Meals on Wheels of Syracuse Inc., an organization that serves nutritious meals five days a week to homebound people in Syracuse, New York. Such service is being used temporarily by people while recovering from an illness or surgery, as well as for more long-term needs....

  • SENIORS in Need. Schilling, Becky // FoodService Director;10/15/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p64 

    The article deals with the growing problem of food insecurity among older people in the U.S. It notes that one of the reasons for the problem is the increase in the number of citizens who qualify for senior nutrition programs. The recession experienced by the country reportedly contributed to...

  • A friendly face and hot meals for Harlem senior citizens. Reyes, Damaso // New York Amsterdam News;3/4/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p14 

    The article focuses on the ways in which hot meals are provided to elderly citizens in New York. For over thirty years New York's seniors have been getting help from City Meals on Wheels, which has been delivering hot and cold meals to seniors throughout the five boroughs, allowing otherwise...

  • Meals on Wheels.  // Air Force Journal of Logistics;Spring/Summer2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p115 

    The article reports on the assistance offered by the Air Force Logistics Management Agency (AFLMA) to the Montgomery Area Council on Aging, a nonprofit organization that works through the Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) in Alabama. The MOWAA aims to provide warm meals to elderly...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics