Heart-Happy Fitness

Participants taking advantage of our two Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) centers feel the benefits of our heart-happy fitness program. ADHC centers offer upgraded fitness equipment similar to a rehabilitative clinic experience—including elliptical arm machines and pulleys for upper mobility, stationary bikes, and occupational therapy tables—for [...]

March for Meals 2022

Our annual March for Meals celebration commemorates the historic day in March of 1972 when President Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 to include a national nutrition program. We invite you to join us as we unite with [...]

Shirley’s Story

Shirley has enjoyed living independently in her mobile home for 20 years and benefits greatly from receiving Meals on Wheels. The 91-year-old first heard about the nutrition-packed meals from Meals on Wheels OC from her neighbor. Shirley realized that enrolling in our nutrition program would relieve [...]

From Our Kitchen to Yours – Refreshing Spa Water

If you're like us, you sometimes find it hard to get all the water your body needs day-to-day.  Did you know that dehydration is a major contributor to health concerns for seniors?  This refreshing spa water will quench your thirst and help you feel just a tad [...]

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It’s Written In the Cards

On any given day, you can find Meals on Wheels OC meals recipient April sitting in her chair, legs elevated, making greeting cards for over 40 homebound adults. It’s her passion and a ministry that began over 30 years ago, long before she became a Meals [...]

From Our Kitchen to Yours – Zesty Chili

Even in Southern California, December is the perfect time to enjoy a bowl of this easy-to-make chili.  Recipe developed by Anna Hamada, Meals on Wheels OC's Registered Dietician! Zesty Chili  Serves: 4 Ingredients 1/2 tbsp canola oil 6 oz lean pork stew meat, trimmed of excess [...]

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Your Gift MATCHED on #GivingTuesday

On November 30, 2021, you will have the power to join others in doubling your impact for your homebound elderly neighbors through our dollar-for-dollar match (up to $5,000) provided by the Firmenich Charitable Foundation! Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that [...]

Client Spotlight: Carol

She lost her sight to glaucoma a few years ago, but Carol considers herself blessed. She listens to books with friends for hours and still gets together with her classmates from high school. She also keeps in touch with friends she’s known since childhood. Clearly, [...]