Our StoriesMore Than a Meal™
The COVID-19 pandemic drastically increased the need for home-delivered meals across our service region. For much of 2020 and the start of 2021, Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland (MOWCM), delivered frozen meal boxes once a week to keep up with demand. Because...
Caretaking is a difficult job, filled with anxiety, connection, frustration, and love. Caring for someone with Dementia can be especially challenging as you adjust to increasing care needs as the disease progresses. Know you are not alone. Support groups for...
When people think about physical exercise, oftentimes the benefits for both the body and mind will be a motivating factor. But for others who may struggle with implementation or physical limitations, creating an exercise routine may feel like a roadblock and an uphill...
In order to understand what dementia is, it is important to first breakdown what is meant by the term, “memory”. Memory is the power or process of reproducing or recalling what has been learned or retained. Essentially, it is storing information in the brain and the...
Meet MOWCM client Helen M. from Ellicott City, MD. Helen is 81 years old and lives alone in her apartment. She loves getting to know new people and socializing with others in her housing complex along with her sister with whom she is very close. Helen has been...
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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