meals on wheels

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meals on wheels

Deliveries of pre-cooked meals to the homes of people who are housebound and/or are unable to prepare meals and/or cook for themselves, which, in the UK, may be provided to individuals after a formal needs assessment by social services.

Meals on Wheels

Programs that provide to the elderly and infirmed home-delivered meals that meet federally mandated criteria.
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CUTLINE: Della Solitro, of Evergreen Avenue, is one of the residents supported by the Meals-on-Wheels program.
She said: "Mary is certainly our oldest volunteer and I know of no one who has done meals-on-wheels longer.
He said: "The provision of meals-on-wheels is another example (where people can be given more choice).
The call to Clarence House marked Meals-on-Wheels Day.
The advert showed the driver of a meals-on-wheels van reading the magazine while parked outside a block of flats where a despondent elderly women was waiting for her meal in a bleak flat.
The 97-year-old royal will have a foil-wrapped meal delivered to Clarence House on November 12 to help publicise Meals-on-Wheels Day.
A 91-YEAR-OLD meals-on-wheels customer got more than her daily hot dinner when she was singled out for special thanks by Coventry catering.
"Few appreciate that, for example, the meals-on-wheels has been in operation for 20 years."