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What is the purpose of the Meals on Wheels Program?

Keeping Seniors healthier longer is the primary mission of the Meals on Wheels Program.

Since adequate nutrition is critical to health, functioning, and the quality of life, the Meals on Wheels of CEFS Program is an important component of home and community-based services for older adults.  Congregate programs promote dignity and independence for older Americans.  The group dining program provides a socially interactive network which promotes mentally healthy activity and decreases creeping isolation and depression.  Home-delivered meals can make a difference for an older adult who is struggling to remain independent in his or her own environment.  A volunteer will provide the service of checking in on the home-bound senior on a daily basis.  A hot nutritious meal and a few moments of companionship can sometimes be enough to prevent early institutionalization for home-bound seniors.

For further information, call us at 217.342.2193, ext 119.

 

March 2017 Menu

March 2017 Montgomery Co Menu

                   

Congregate and home-delivered meals are offered in five rural Illinois counties which include Christian, Clay, Effingham, Fayette, and Montgomery.  See listing below for sites and phone numbers:

 

CHRISTIAN COUNTY       FAYETTE COUNTY    
  Kincaid 217-237-4328     Ramsey 618-423-9094
  Morrisonville 217-526-3621     Vandalia 618-283-1040
  Pana 217-287-7268        
  Taylorville 217-287-7268        
CLAY COUNTY       MONTGOMERY COUNTY    
  Flora

618-662-6741

    Hillsboro 217-532-3662
  Louisville Home Delivery Only     Litchfield 217-324-3032
    217-342-2193 x119     Raymond 217-324-3032 (HD)
EFFINGHAM COUNTY         Witt 217-324-3032 (HD)
  Altamont 618-483-6912        
  Beecher City 618-487-5401        
  Dieterich 217-925-5461        
  Effingham 217-347-2851        
  Teutopolis 217-857-3848 (HD)        

 

Support for the Meals on Wheels of CEFS Program comes from the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland, Midland Area Agency on Aging, and the Effingham County United Way.