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...

Friday, March 25, 2022

'We are going to lose a few volunteers': Meals on Wheels braces for impact from soaring gas prices

 

By: Amber Hughes 

Meals on Wheels relies heavily on volunteers, but gas prices could affect the number of volunteers willing to drive routes.

Nancy De La Garza is making her weekly rounds for Meals on Wheels San Antonio.

“It was two years ago when I retired and I really wanted to be able to do something,” De La Garza said. “So I called and got routes right away.”

More than 4,000 people get meals delivered four days a week. About half of the clients are...

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Help feed homebound members in our community with Meals on Wheels | Great Day SA

 

KENS Cares, Great Day SA

Meals on Wheels is a nonprofit that address the challenges of aging seniors through a variety of services.

 

See full story on kens5.com

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