Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging

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NUTRITION SERVICES

 
 

 

 

 

 

                                         

 

 

                                                                                  

Nutrition

 CONGREGATE MEAL

 

This is a meal that is prepared in an approved kitchen, meets USDA requirements, and is served at a nutrition site, senior center or some other congregate setting.

 

Eligibility:  Any person who is at least 60 years of age and the spouse of that person, regardless of age.

Persons aged 18 – 59, with disabilities IF:

1.      They reside in a housing facility occupied primarily by the elderly at which congregate nutrition services are provided  –or–

2.      They reside with a person 60 years of age or older AND accompany that person to the congregate nutrition service site

 

Cost:  None – Voluntary Contributions accepted

 

HOME DELIVERED MEAL

 

This is a meal provided to an eligible person in their home.  It is prepared in an approved kitchen and meets USDA requirements.

 

Eligibility:  Any individual at least 60 years of age who is homebound.

The spouse of that individual IF it does not deny another homebound person a meal and

1.      The homebound person cannot be left alone – or –

2.      Receipt of the meal will enrich the physical, mental or emotional well-being of the homebound person

3.      Persons aged 18 – 59 with disabilities IF:

a.       They reside in a housing facility occupied primarily by the elderly at which congregate nutrition services are provided – or –

b.      They reside at home with a person at least 60 years of age

 

Cost:  None – Voluntary Contributions accepted

 

MEDICAID WAIVER HOME DELIVERED MEAL

 

This is a meal pre-authorized by the Division of Senior and Disability Services.  It is prepared in an approved kitchen and must meet 1/3 of the daily USDA requirements.

 

Eligibility:  The client must be at least 63 years of age, on Medicaid and be pre-approved by the Division of Senior and Disability Services

 

Cost:  None – Contributions Cannot Be Accepted

 

 

 

 

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