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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Promoting senior independence

Home-delivered meals program helps seniors stay in their homes

 

September 1, 2017

Tracie Mitchell

Volunteers Mary Ellen and Jerry Girard load their vehicle with hot and frozen lunches for the home delivered meals program at the Worland Senior Citizens Center Thursday morning.

WORLAND – Sometimes, as people age, they find themselves in need of a little bit of help, help that may mean the difference between staying in their own home and being independent or having to move into a senior facility. That help may be the home-delivered meals program provided by the Worland Senior Citizens Center.

The program gives that little bit of help by delivering nutritious lunches, for a voluntary contribution of $4 per meal, not only to seniors who are homebound but also to seniors who, after a minor medical setback, need a boost to regain their independence.

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