Did You Know? : Food Allergies in Older Adults

May 15th will mark the conclusion of Food Allergy Awareness Week, a time dedicated to spreading factual information about the ever-increasing experience of food allergies. The general population of the United States and the global world is aging. According to the US...

We’re rolling up our sleeves @mealsonwheelsmd!

Over past 14 months, the entire world has experienced the tragedy of a global pandemic. The trauma of this past year has and continues to affect many of us as we cope with loss and isolation. The health and safety of our volunteers, clients, and staff has always been...

Volunteer Appreciation Week

Every April, we come together to celebrate and thank our Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland (MOWCM) volunteers during Volunteer Appreciation Month. Next week (April 18-24) is Volunteer Appreciation Week, a time of celebration and recognition of volunteers that began nationally in 1974.

Client Corner: A Conversation with Veronica

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland serves thousands of clients every year, each with their own unique histories, talents, and stories. Veronica F., a 75-year old Perry Hall resident, is a Grocery Assistance Program participant who also happens to be a gifted...

Groups Find Unique Ways to Give Back

Throughout the past year of COVID-19, many of us have struggled with the isolation that staying at home can bring. The impact of reduced contact with others can be profound. Yet, amid the challenges, we have creatively found ways to remain connected- from drive-by...

The Importance of Funding for Elder Programs

On July 14, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Older Americans Act as part of the Great Society Initiative. This 55-year-old piece of legislation continues to aid millions of elders and Senior programs nationwide. Why is funding for elder programs so important?...