Join us for our next Caregivers Event
Thursday, October 25th at 10:00 am
Our speaker will be Tanja Jenkins, Program Director of Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque.
Tanja will help us get acquainted with Meals on Wheels and introduce us to their programs and services.
Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque was founded in 1972 by a group of women from Presbyterian Churches around Albuquerque. They serve approximately 500 clients and have over 400 volunteers. They delivered 9,400 meals in 1972. Today they are delivering over 140,000 meals a year. Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque provides nutritious meals and crucial social contact each day. Not only does Meals on Wheels provide friendship and compassion but they also check the well being of those they serve.
Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque is the only home delivered meal program in our area preparing medically-tailored diets. Meals on Wheels prepares special diets for a variety of needs, including diabetes, renal failure, heart issues, chewing and swallowing problems, etc.
Services are provided to anyone of any age. There are no restrictions for age or disability. Meals can be provided for any duration whether they are needed during a period of recuperation or for many years.
We’ll have light refreshments, so please call Carolyn at 764-2906 to register.
Hope to see you there!