Thursday, September 15, 2022

Read this Science Direct Article that features Meals on Wheels San Antonio 

"Home-delivered meals promote food security, socialization, and independence among homeboundolder adults. However, it is unclear which of the two predominant modes of meal delivery, daily-delivered vs.drop-shipped, frozen meals, promotes community living for homebound older adults with dementia."

Read more HERE 

Friday, September 9, 2022

 

Kathleen Petty gives her inside look into having 24 hours of fun in her hometown! 

She had this to say about volunteering in the city

"One way we suggest spending an hour is by volunteering with Meals on Wheels. If that one doesn’t fit in your schedule, there are dozens of other ways to give back to the community. This month’s Big Give, the 24-hour online giving day that we highlight in our latest issue, is a reminder of just how much good nonprofits do in and around San Antonio each week—and how much they need your support."

See the full article on her website https://www.sanantoniomag.com/finding-my-24-...

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Thanks to your support, one of our clients homes received a much-needed window AC unit on Saturday and she had this to say...

“I pray for Meals on Wheels. They do so much for so many people, dear God,” said Martinez.

You can also see the story on KSAT's website. 

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month- an opportunity to hold a conversation about the brain, and share the fact that Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are a major public health issue. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, the only leading cause of death that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.

What's the impact in Texas?• Texas is projected to have 490,000 people living with Alzheimer's by 2025• In 2021 there were 1,769,000 hours of unpaid care provided in Texas• The value of 2021 unpaid care in Texas is estimated to be $25,874,000• 59% of caregivers in Texas report having at...

Monday, March 28, 2022

How Meals on Wheels serves record numbers of elderly amid inflation, other pandemic hurdles

 

By: Kelly McCarthy 

As many Americans resume some sense of normalcy in daily life, a large sector of the population hit hard by the pandemic requires more assistance than ever and nonprofit groups are working tirelessly to deliver essential help for the increasing number of seniors in need.

Hundreds of thousands of older adults across the country struggled with hunger and isolation before COVID-19, and Meals on Wheels said it has doubled down its efforts to meet growing demand...

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