Since 1972, the Senior Nutrition Program has supported vitamin providers for older adults. Funded by the Older Americans Act, native senior vitamin packages function hubs for older adults (60 and older) to entry nutritious meals and different very important providers that strengthen social connections and promote well being and well-being.
Senior vitamin is now extra essential than ever. Each 12 months within the U.S., as much as half of adults age 65 and older are vulnerable to malnutrition, and greater than 10 million face starvation. In communities all through the U.S. – together with our personal – older adults typically lack entry to the high-quality, nutritious meals they should stay wholesome and unbiased.
As a part of the Senior Nutrition Program community, the Carson City Senior Center helps older adults in our group by selling wholesome consuming, lowering social isolation, and enhancing well being. Our program additionally supplies connections to dwelling and community-based providers that may help independence and total well-being.
For 50 years, senior vitamin providers have helped create wholesome, sturdy communities the place all members can flourish no matter their age. That’s why we proudly acknowledge this milestone anniversary of the nationwide Senior Nutrition Program and its great influence on the well being and well-being of older adults in our group.
To rejoice, the Carson City Senior Center is planning a wide range of particular occasions throughout lunch to commemorate the month. Events embody burgers on the grill, ice cream socials, root beer float days, St. Patrick’s Day occasion, Pie on Pi Day, and invited visitors.
The Carson City Senior Center invitations new seniors to the realm or seniors trying to hook up with be part of them on Wednesday, March 30 at 10:30 a.m. for his or her Welcome Wednesday occasion for excursions and an non-obligatory lunch. Please RSVP for Welcome Wednesday by calling 775-883-0703.
For info, go to carsonctiyseniorcenter.org or name 775-883-0703.