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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Available Food Programs

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There are available programs including discounted meals for seniors and reduced cost food delivery. 

Home Delivered Meals:

The Area Agency on Aging provides home-delivered meals to frail and elderly homebound residents, age 60+ and their spouse. An evaluation of need must be completed by an Area Agency on Aging assessor to qualify for home-delivered meals. Staff and volunteers deliver meals between 10:45 A.M. and 12:00 Noon, Monday through Friday. 

More information can be found here.

CHAMPSS: Seniors Meal Program: 

 The Johnson County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Nutrition Program is pleased to offer a dining opportunity called CHAMPSS, a program for adults 60 or older and their spouses. CHAMPSS, whcih stands for Choosing Healthy Appetizing Plan Solutions, is offered through the Older Americans Act, a federally funded program, and the Nutrition Program/AAA. 

Through the program, seniors may receive a nutritious meal 7 days a week. Breakfast is served between 8 A.M. - 11 A.M. Lunch is served 11:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. Dinner is served 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. in the dining area of the grocery store. The Hy-Vee dietitian-approved menu allows seniors to select an entrée, fruit and vegetable of their choice, along with bread and low-fat milk.  

More information regarding CHAMPSS can be found here.

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