Advocacy

There are simple ways to take action.

When services beyond Meals on Wheels may be needed for a family member or friend, contact the Salem County Office on Aging & Disability Services at 856-339-8622 x8622 or visit them online here. They can help with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Pharmaceutical Assistance, and a wide range of other programs for elderly and disabled residents of the County. If you suspect financial or emotional abuse or neglect, be sure to contact the Office on Aging & Disability Services immediately.

MEALS ON WHEELS DELIVERS THE SUPPORT THAT KEEPS SENIORS IN THEIR OWN HOMES, WHERE THEY WANT TO BE.

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Meals on Wheels is a proven public-private partnership that effectively addresses the challenges of aging by promoting health and improving quality of life for our nation’s most vulnerable seniors. By leveraging the existing Meals on Wheels network, we have the opportunity to not only keep seniors at home, where they want to be, but also save billions in tax dollars by keeping them out of more costly healthcare alternatives.

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say it improves their health

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say it enables them to remain living at home

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say it makes them feel more safe and secure

CONTACT CONGRESS

Meals on Wheels is powered by people just like you. Together, we are more than 2.4 million seniors, 2 million volunteers, 100,000 dedicated staff and tens of thousands of donors strong. And, we need your help to fund and protect the programs that support our seniors.

Locate your Senators and Representative

ex: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC 20500

MAKE SURE SENIORS ARE NOT FORGOTTEN

Each donation helps to deliver a nutritious meal, a friendly visit and a safety check. The mission of Meals on Wheels America is to empower local community programs to improve the health and quality of life of the seniors they serve so that no one is left hungry or isolated. Our vision is an America in which all seniors live nourished lives with independence and dignity.