The aging experts in Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Scott counties Indiana

Nutrition Program

 

LogowithTaglinenew06Thank you Community Foundation of Harrison County for providing on-going funding to provide meals to Harrison County clients! 

Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd CountyThank you Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County for providing funding to provide meals to Floyd County clients!

There’s a new Nutrition Site in New Albany!

April Menu 2017

April Activities

 

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LifeSpan Resources provides a hot mid-day meal Monday through Friday to senior citizens at nutrition sites in each county and weekly frozen meal delivery to the homebound. Reservations for hot meals should be made 24 hours ahead by calling the Nutrition Site. For home-delivered meals, call 812-948-8330 or 888-948-8330.

 

OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Nutrition Site hours vary by site.

CONTACT NUMBERS
812-948-8330
888-948-8330 Toll Free
812-542-6895 TTY
877-641-5826 TTY Toll Free


AVAILABLE SERVICES

Meals To Go! (homebound frozen meals)
Hot Meals  – Congregate Meal Sites (full list of locations listed below)

MEALS

Meals are prepared by Masterson’s Catering in Louisville, Kentucky, and carefully planned by a Registered Dietitian to meet 1/3 of the recommended daily allowances established by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Meals are planned to ensure low salt, fat and sugar. A typical meal will consist of meat, vegetable, low-sugar dessert, soft whole grain bread and 1% milk. The current Hot Meal menu (served at our Congregate Meal Sites) can be viewed by clicking on the link above.

Homebound Meal choices include Regular, Diabetic, Soft Foods and Breakfast boxes. Deliveries are made weekly; boxes include 7 complete meals.  Holidays and weekend meal needs are met with the weekly delivery.

DONATIONS

We appreciate a donation toward the meal. The suggested donation is $2.50 per meal. Envelopes are provided with the homebound meals and participants can choose to donate daily, weekly or monthly. Each Nutrition Site has a donation box and envelopes for your giving convenience.  Donations can remain anonymous.

SCHEDULING YOUR HOMEBOUND MEAL

Meals To Go!  home delivered meals are available on a long-term or short-term basis. To receive home delivery, you must meet the following criteria:
Have a physical or mental impairment that prohibits meal preparation or no one available to prepare meals.

For Information on the Meals To Go! Program and to request home delivery, contact LifeSpan Resources and speak with an Options Counselor to complete an Intake. Information needed for the Intake includes:

Social Security Number
Date of Birth
Monthly Income Amount
Emergency contact name, phone number and relationship

Receiving no cost home delivery depends on meeting eligibility requirements, available public funding, and length of wait list.  Every effort is made to minimize wait time for home delivered meal service.

PRIVATE PAY

Home delivery is also available as a fee-for-service with no stringent eligibility requirements and no wait list. Meals To Go! is available to any one of any age who wishes to receive a home-delivered meal. Meal cost is $45.50 per week and includes 7 complete meals with meat, vegetables, soft whole grain bread, 1% milk and low-sugar dessert. Menu choices include regular, diabetic, soft foods and breakfast boxes.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Nutrition Meal sites will be closed for holidays.  Home delivered meals will be delivered on holidays (depending on scheduled weekly deliveries).

CONGREGATE NUTRITION SITES

To join us for a hot mid-day meal at one of our 6 Nutrition Sites please call in advance (at least 1 business day) to reserve a meal.  Meals orders are placed by noon the previous day. Please make a reservation with the Nutrition Site before this time so we may order your meal.

Corydon – Joe Rhoads Senior Center, 123 S. Mulberry St., Corydon, IN 47112

           812-738-7603, Rick Haines, Nutrition/Wellness Coordinator

Kindred – Sellersburg, 7823 Old State Road 60, Sellersburg, IN 47172

           812-246-4272 (Meals prepared on site by Kindred)

Palmyra Senior Center, 13584 Green Street NE, Palmyra, IN 47164

           812-364-6106 or 812-364-6661, Jenny Kirkham, Volunteer Site Manager

Riverview Towers, 500 Scribner Drive, New Albany, IN 47150

           502-345-8699, Pat Sullivan, Site Manager

Scottsburg Bacala Senior Center, 69 E. Wardell St., Scottsburg, IN 47170

           812-206-7976, Benita Livers, Site Manager/Wellness Program Coordinator

Yellowwood Terrace, 2100 Greentree North, Clarksville, IN 47129

           812-206-7962 or 812-282-1435, Benita Livers, Site Manager/Wellness Program Coordinator

Nutrition Sites offer social and wellness activities for all participants. These activities include bingo, health screenings, social activities, wellness programs, music programs, and more. Falls Prevention, HealthRhythms drumming circles, Walk with Ease, Diabetes Education, Tai Chi for arthritis, FeelGood Bingo, Senior Farmer’s Market Coupon Program and Senior Medicare Patrol are a few of the current offerings. Check with the meal site manager for a calendar of activities.

SNOW POLICY
The Nutrition Sites and Meals To Go! (home delivery) will make every effort to be open regardless of weather conditions. Rarely, a weather emergency may necessitate site closure or delayed home deliveries.

Please check the following local media for weather closures:

WHAS11 TV and WHAS11.com, WAVE3 TV and WAVE3.com, WLKY32 TV and WLKY32.com and WDRB41 TV and WDRB41.com.

If a posting that says “LifeSpan Resources Senior Nutrition/Meals On Wheels Closed” then the homebound meals will not be delivered and the Nutrition Sites will be closed that day.