Meals on Wheels

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Meals on Wheels

The Council on Aging's Meals on Wheels program provides hot, noontime meals for those who are unable to shop or cook.

Although Meals on Wheels primarily serves frail seniors, it is available to all Martin County residents who have a need for this service, whether on a permanent or temporary basis (for example, following surgery).

The Council on Aging of Martin County's Meals on Wheels program is certified by the Meals on Wheels Association of America.

More Than a Meal...
By being part of the Meals on Wheels program, clients gain a vital safety net beyond the guarantee of a hot, healthy lunch. For many of our clients, the daily delivery is their only consistent opportunity for social interaction with another person. When our volunteers deliver a meal, they actively check our clients' well-being. They are trained to respond to emergencies, and on many occasions have been instrumental in saving the life of a client in distress. Meals on Wheels is much more than a home-delivered meal ... it is a "well-check." 

Help us end senior isolation and hunger in Martin County.
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Program Details

A team of dedicated volunteers delivers over 250 meals each day throughout Martin County. Meals are delivered to clients' homes Monday through Friday, between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Weekend meals can be delivered upon request. Full week or partial week service is also available. The program accommodates a wide range of therapeutic diets for those with special needs. 

Diets
Our Meals on Wheels program offers many therapeutic diets, including those listed below. All meals meet one-third of the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) for those age 60 and over. Although a specific diabetic diet is not available, our regular meals are approved for stable diabetics. Other diets include:
  • Lactose-free
  • Low sodium
  • Low fat
  • High calorie
  • No sauce
  • Pureed, ground or mechanical (coarsely chopped) meals for those who have difficulty chewing and swallowing
  • Renal (for kidney dialysis patients)

We will review your dietary requirements with you or your designated representative when you sign up for Meals on Wheels, and will develop a menu to accommodate any special needs you may have.

How to Order
Volunteer

Featured Video: Meals on Wheels in Action

"Here at the Kane Center, we prepare fresh meals every day...home cooked meals that are delivered right to your door—hot and fresh and ready to eat."

If you are a KANE CUISINE client, click the link below.

Senior Dining Centers

Senior Dining Centers are an ideal option for active seniors who need assistance in maintaining adequate nutrition. The Centers offer an opportunity to meet and socialize with others while enjoying a hot, noontime meal. No fees are charged for the lunches, but donations are accepted.

Our Senior Dining Centers are open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Please call the Center nearest to you at least two days in advance to make your reservation to ensure that we have an accurate count of the lunches that are needed. We ask that first-timers arrive 10 minutes early to complete basic paperwork for our records.

Jensen Beach - Log Cabin Senior Center

Log Cabin Senior Center

Langford Park
2369 NE Dixie Highway
Jensen Beach, FL 34957
772-334-2926

East Stuart - Stuart Recreation Center
Stuart - Port Salerno
Indiantown - Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Hobe Sound - Banner Lake Civic Center

Emergency Food Pantry


Help When You Need It

For many seniors who live on tight budgets, sudden extra expenses can make the difference between being able to eat or not.  Seniors with limited incomes shouldn't have to choose between buying a needed prescription or buying groceries.  That's why the Council on Aging maintains a pantry of shelf-stable food items at the Kane Center, for distribution where and when it is most needed. We also do our best to have pet food available. 

If you or a senior you know needs an extra helping hand with groceries this month, have them contact our Meal Services Department at 772-223-7825 or 772-223-7826. 
This program is supported by:

department of elder affairs florida
area agency on aging palm beach treasure coast
meals on wheels america
A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services online at www.800helpfla.com or by calling toll free (800-435-7352) within the state.  Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.  The Council on Aging of Martin County’s solicitation registration number is CH2307.
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