Meals-on-Wheels provides hot nutritious meals to older adults and chronically ill persons who are unable to provide meals for themselves. Our caring volunteers and staff deliver meals to the home 365 days a year. This "daily check" gives peace of mind to both recipients and their loved ones. Convenient weekly delivery of frozen meals is avaialable for those who may have frequent medical appointments and treatments.
Who We Serve
LifeCare Alliance is proud to assist individuals who are 60 years of age or older, homebound and who reside in Franklin, Marion and Madison counties. We also serve chronically ill individuals who are under the age of 60, if they qualify.
It's All About Choice
- LifeCare Alliance offers a wide variety of menu options:
- Hot Entree of the day
- Deli-style boxed lunch
- Vegetarian entrees
- Texture modifications: pureed and mechanical soft
- Kosher entrees
NEW! Frozen Choice meal program. Participants can select their entrees, snacks, beverages, fruits and breads from a wide variety of choices. See sample menu in the Senior Menu box to your left. Please call for more information.
All meals meet 1/3 of the daily nutritional needs of an older adult, and are a tasty combination of lean meats, vegetables, fruits, starches and dairy products.
Becoming a Client
Intake information and screening is completed via the telephone. Most decisions on service starts are made at that time or within five business days. Services for hot meal delivery can begin next day if application is processed by noon. Frozen meal delivery service will begin the following week after if the application process. Hot daily meals can be delivered until frozen meal delivery starts. Meals are delivered in an emergency within 24 hours. Please call (614)278-3130 to begin the intake process.
Senior Monthly Menus
Meals-on-Wheels Delivery Volunteer Training Resources
Orientation to meal delivery
NEW! - Interpreting Dog Behavior
Watch this 52-minute session to learn how to interpret dog behavior and interact with clients' pets safely.
Food Safety and Sanitation
Food Safety and Sanitation volunteerdrivers_rev 2013
Nutrition for Older Adults
Meals-on-Wheels Overview_Nutritional Guidelines
Safety Tips for Drivers
Safe Driving Tips