Angela’s New Chapter

Angela’s active life was put on hold when an unexpected condition and series of surgeries compromised her health and mobility.  No longer able to work, Angela was struggling financially, surviving on milk and crackers. Then the Covid-19 pandemic hit.  “I got scared, I got frightened – you [...]

COVID-19 Vaccination Events Provide Hope for Families

In an effort to help protect the most vulnerable members of the community, more than 190 high-risk Meals on Wheels OC Adult Day Health Center (ADHC) participants, family caregivers, and health care staff have received initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine during the first of several events [...]

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Introducing Senior Cuisine Delivered™!

We’re pleased to announce Senior Cuisine Delivered, as part of our comprehensive Covid-response for older adults in Central and North Orange County. Numerous older adults and their families have asked us to provide affordable restaurant-quality meals delivered safely to their homes. Now, through Senior Cuisine Delivered, you or your [...]

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Irma & Ezequiel

Since 83-year-old Irma suffered a stroke last year, her husband Ezequiel has been her loving caregiver. Ezequiel considers himself an “excellent dishwasher,” but much less competent preparing meals when it comes to time in the kitchen. Since the threat of COVID-19, the couple stays home, restricting [...]

Lorna’s Challenge

Lorna is legally blind. Before COVID-19 hit, she traveled with her service animal to the local grocery store, sometimes navigating the streets on foot and other times taking public transportation. Lorna’s purchases were restricted to whatever she could carry home, which eliminated heavy items like milk. [...]

Adult Day Services On The Go

Since the temporary COVID-19 closure of our Adult Day Services centers, participants who would normally visit in person have been spending their days safely at home. However, we remain committed to staying connected and providing supportive services to help caregivers and family members keep their loved [...]

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Welcome, Dr. Raj!

Meals on Wheels Orange County is thrilled that Dr. Chalat Rajaram, Senior Medical Director, VITAS Healthcare recently joined our Board of Directors. Dr. Rajaram has a compassionate heart for older adults and has served the Orange County medical community for over 30 years. He trained in [...]