Visiting Nurse Service

 
 

 

 

 

Meals And More

Hot meals, warm smiles, independence and peace of mind. Each day
we deliver a hot, nutritious meal and provide a daily check-in to the homebound,
elderly, or ill through a dedicated volunteer force.

Made possible by generous donors, funders, and community support, this evolving program
has nourished the health, independence and spirit of those in need since 1958. Now celebrating
more than 50 years of service, Meals On Wheels continues to extend its reach with innovative efforts,
community collaborations and gratifying results.

Meals On Wheels Fact Sheet

Meals On Wheels Is For You

Together our team of staff and volunteers will:

  • Deliver the number of meals you request each day to your home
  • Help improve your health by making sure you are receiving good, nutritious meals
  • Check in on you each day, giving peace of mind to family members who can't always be there
  • Bring meals that meet your special medical needs

Payment Options

You may pay by cash, check or money order, VISA or MasterCard. At the beginning of each month, bills are mailed to you for services you received the prior month. Although private insurance and Medicare do not cover the cost of meals, some meals can be subsidized. For more information call (585) 787-8397 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Am I Eligible for Subsidized Meals?

For those who cannot afford meals, a subsidized option exists. Request for service can be made by anyone – family, friends, physicians, healthcare agencies or you. There are no income levels or asset tests used to determine eligibility. To be eligible one must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be homebound (incapacitated) due to accident, illness or frailty
  • Live alone or with someone who is unable to prepare meals and/or is absent during the day
  • Receive meals no less than three days per week

Pet Feeding Program Available to Meal Recipients

Pet Feeding Program

The Season of Suppers campaign calls attention to the importance of pets to the well-being of homebound seniors. Helping keep these companion pets – dear friends of our clients – well fed, healthy and part of the family for as long as possible became the motivating factor behind the partnership among Banfield - The Pet Hospital, and the Banfield Charitable Trust (BCT) and Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA).

Visiting Nurse Meals On Wheels began a pet feeding program in 2008 through partial funding from a $1,000 grant from the Season of Suppers campaign. With the assistance of the community we strongly believe this support will help us enhance the lives of seniors.

For more information call 585.787.8397 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.%3C">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and
Monroe County, Inc.
(585) 787-2233
(800) 724-5727

2180 Empire Boulevard • Webster, NY 14580

 

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