Nutrition & Fitness
Funded by the Older Americans Act, the Nutrition Program provides eligible older
adults a nutritionally balanced meal at Senior Centers and various satellite sites.
Meals are served by a network of providers located throughout A12AA’s Planning Service
Area. For a list of providers and dining sites, see Other Services. The primary target population
for the nutrition program is older adults 60+, residing in Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne
and Mariposa Counties, who are in greatest social-economic need and would benefit
from a hot nutritional meal.
Congregate Nutrition Program
The Congregate Nutrition Centers offer a daily nutritional meal to adults 60+ years
and their spouses, socialization opportunities, exercise, nutrition education, and
a variety of other life-enhancing programs.
Home Delivered Meal Program
To qualify for the Home Delivered Meal Program, a person must be at least 60 years
of age or older and the spouse of a 60+ participant who resides within the PSA and
has an impairment that would prevent attendance at a congregate nutrition center.
To determine eligibility of a meals on wheels participant, an intake worker will
visit the home and complete an assessment. If determined eligible, hot and/or frozen
nutritional meals will be delivered to the older adult.
Provides direct medication management and community education services to adults
aged 60 years of age or older. Registered Nurses help train the patient and caregiver
in the use of medication and volunteer pharmacists assist seniors by offering medication
Balance, Strength and Mobility Programs
The goal of the balance, strength and mobility programs is to provide seniors with
the education and tools needed to lead healthy lives and reduce their risk of falling.
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