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Tips For Aging In Place In Contra Costa County
Growing older is a gift. You get to see your family and the world grow and change around you as you gain all kinds of new experiences. But getting older can also be scary. Chronic illness becomes more likely as we age, and limited mobility can make day-to-day life...
Senior Food Insecurities and the Truth Behind Senior Hunger
Food insecurity is an unfortunately common problem among seniors. As people get older, they face new issues brought on by chronic illness and limited mobility. Many seniors cannot work and must rely on relatives or social security for money. Add in that many of them...
Are Seniors At A Higher Risk For Heat Stroke?
With record heat waves sweeping across the world, it’s worth reminding ourselves of some basic tips to beat the heat. And this isn’t just about comfort. Heat-related health problems are serious and can lead to hospitalization or death. And these problems tend to...
What Is The Best Meal Delivery Service For Seniors?
As we grow older, our bodies don’t react well to change. As a result, we are less able to do the things we previously took for granted. Driving, getting to the store, and cooking might become harder as health problems set in. Ordering food can be expensive, and the...
Understanding and Improving Senior Cognitive Health
Senior cognitive health refers to thinking clearly, learning, and remembering well. This is important for people of all ages but especially vital to seniors as our cognitive health generally declines with age. But never fear! There are many cognitive health solutions...
The Benefits of Contra Costa Senior Meal Delivery Programs
Meal on Wheels of Contra Costa and our partners provide meals to seniors who can no longer get to the grocery store or cook meals themselves. This might be because of disability or chronic health conditions that cause mobility issues or make driving unsafe. It is an...
The Benefits Of Meals on Wheels Wellness Checks
Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa and our partners are known for bringing food to seniors in the community that need a little extra help. They may be unable to cook for themselves, or even go to the store to buy groceries. It’s an essential service, offered at no cost,...
Eating For A Healthy Lifestyle
Good food is essential for a healthy lifestyle, especially for seniors. A healthy lifestyle refers to living in a way that promotes physical and mental health. And eating good food is one of many ways to encourage both. The food seniors eat affects their mood and...
Understanding What Planned Giving Is and the Impact It Can Make
Here at Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, we rely on our generous donors, both individuals and corporate, to assist seniors in our community with nutritious meals and wellness checks. One method that our donors use to include Meals on Wheels in their long-term...
Meals on Wheels Donation Options
Are you interested in making a charitable donation to a worthy cause? Look no further than Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa! We are committed to providing food to seniors who might otherwise go hungry. Meal son Wheels and our partners give a sense of security and...
Healthy Living Tips For Seniors
At any age, we are naturally inclined to want to research healthy living tips to improve our quality of life. However, this research becomes even more important for seniors because staying healthy becomes significantly more complicated. Here at Meals on Wheels of...
How Meals On Wheels Can Teach You To Eat Better
Learning to eat healthy isn’t just about understanding calories or what foods to avoid because there is too much salt. Eating healthy is a carefully crafted balance that every person, regardless of age, should understand. But many of us don’t know how to eat healthy,...
Volunteers are the backbone of Meals on Wheels. Many volunteer opportunities exist. There is a continual need for drivers on over 90 local routes.
Meals on Wheels serves homebound seniors 60 or older who are no longer able to prepare their own meals. Read more about eligibility and services.
Meals on Wheels relies on your generosity to subsidize nutritious meals delivered to over 2,600 homebound elders in Contra Costa County daily.
Elise Lozano, Development Coordinator
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Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc.
597 Center Avenue, Suite 125
Martinez, CA 94553
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