Kristi’s Update

As always, there’s lots going on at Meals on Wheels, and the end of summer seems to bring a flurry of activity here. Our excellent crew of volunteers, Site Managers, Cooks, and other staff work tirelessly to make sure that every senior is fed. There are always menus to plan, meals to cook, reports to […]

Kristi’s Update

Although summer doesn’t officially end until September 22nd, I always view August as the last real month of summer, as the kids all return to school at the end of August or early September. Summer seems to go so quickly! In addition to staff and volunteers enjoying some well-earned time off for vacations, family reunions, […]

Kristi’s Update

Happy Independence Day to all of you! I’d like to consider all of July as Independence Month here at Meals on Wheels. Our mission is to help keep seniors independent and in their own homes by providing a daily nutritious meal that requires no preparation and no cleanup. Our Home Care Services sister agency works […]

Kristi’s Update

I recently stumbled onto some nostalgic photos and info in our computer system; most notable for me was the logo I’ve included on the right. When Senior Life Resources began its work in 1974 as Benton-Franklin Council on Aging, the meals program was called Bread ‘n Butter. At that time, funding was available for only […]

Kristi’s Update

Every May, the nation is reminded to celebrate Older Americans Month. Here at Meals on Wheels, I’d like to think we celebrate older Americans every day by serving meals and providing social contact for our senior participants. In addition, the volunteers who provide service to our participants are largely seniors themselves: 3/4 of our volunteers […]