Older American’s Month

May is Older American's Month Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and [...]

ADVOCATE: Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Program

ADVOCATE: Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Program Earlier this week, the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Ed) Appropriations Subcommittee passed an increase in funding for theOlder Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Program of $93 million over current levels, bringing total Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 funding to $1 billion! [...]

Florence wants you to Honor Your Mother by Helping Another this Mother’s Day.

Photo: Cecily George Photography As Mother's Day approaches…We encourage you to take this opportunity to thank all of the strong women in your life. Countless women assume the enormous responsibility of acting as the primary caregiver for both their children and parents. More than 66% of meal recipients served by Meals on Wheels Chicago [...]