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It is estimated that every one in four Americans aged 65+ takes a fall every year in the United States (Centers for Disease Control). This number is significant considering that falls can be detrimental to the health, safety, and financial independence of the...
Older adults have not grown up with smartphones and computers, and anything is harder to learn as you age. However, more older people than ever before are utilizing technology. For instance, in 2000, 14% of people 65+ had used the internet, compared to 73% in 2019-...
In today’s world, we are constantly interacting with financial scams, whether that be through the phone, internet, or mail. These coercive schemes are continuously adapting to be more creative, which makes them increasingly dangerous. Older adults are often specific...
At Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland (MOWCM), we look forward to celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month- a dedicated time every September 15th-October 15th to honor the cultures, experiences, and stories of Hispanic and Latino Americans. It is an...
by: Barbara Korenblit, LCSW Throughout the past year and a half, COVID-19 has brought many hardships to older adults – fear, illness, isolation, loss of family and friends, and, in all too many cases, mistreatment by a trusted loved one. It is estimated that one in...
The moment you knock on that door, look someone in the eyes and deliver a warm meal, you make a connection. It might be a quick hello or it could be a whole conversation, but the impact lasts a lifetime. Not just for the senior receiving the meal, but for you the volunteer.
Today in the U.S., ten million seniors face the threat of hunger, and millions more live alone in isolation. Meals on Wheels already serves over two million homebound seniors annually, and with the senior population expected to double by 2050, there is an escalating need for a new wave of volunteers to step up to help seniors in their communities.
“America, Let’s Do Lunch”
Richard & Homer Gere
For Richard Gere, Meals on Wheels has always been about family. Sign up to drop off a warm meal and create lifelong memories today.
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