Care recipients crs with limited mobility or resources may be unable to shop regularly for food or to prepare well-balanced meals for themselves

Try: #contact local and regional social service agencies serving seniors and ask if food nutrition home help and transportation assistance are available see if the cr is eligible for income-based or need-based help #if you have trouble locating local or regional agencies contact the nearest hospital’s social service department or call your state representative’s office for

Materials: Caregiver understanding of local and regional resources for seniors phone book

Categories: Maintenance, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

Information: #use the phone book to locate and call grocery stores personal shopping services and meal services to find out which are available in your area and which deliver #contact local churches to see if they have volunteers that routinely visit people who are unable to leave their homes and ask about the possibility of a volunteer picking up a pre-ordered pre-paid-for grocery bag to bring at the time of a regular visit #if hot meal preparation will be limited at home but the cr is mobile look for a place where very affordable nutritious meals are prepared some nursing homes offer adult day care programs that include lunch and some college food service programs run low-cost cafeterias information

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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