If your parents or loved one(s) have reached senior years, you have likely worried about whether or not they are eating regularly, enough, or having nutritious meals. It is not uncommon for seniors to skip meals due to fatigue, reduced appetites, or difficulty cooking. Thankfully, there is an easy solution.
Senior meal delivery services are available all over the country nowadays and are feasible for all types of budgets. Here are our top 4 reasons to use a senior meal delivery service:
- Well-balanced and nutritious meals
Concerned caregivers can be at ease about the health of a loved one with the healthy and nutritious meals available with senior meal delivery services. No more worrying about the quality of the food they are consuming with the prepared-in-advance meals delivered by the services.
- They can cater to specific dietary needs
Many seniors find themselves needing low-cholesterol, low-sodium, gluten-free, or a number of different diets. Dietary needs can make grocery shopping and cooking even more of a hassle. With a meal delivery service that caters to dietary needs, that stress can be lifted.
- No more grocery shopping or cooking
Kitchen and driving accidents can be a serious concern when it comes to an aging audience. Issues with balance, mobility, vision, or even forgetfulness can cause accidents that could result in a serious injury when it comes to the road and the kitchen. Using a senior meal delivery service takes away the worry and ensures seniors can enjoy healthy meals with no risk involved.
- Reduce stress for both seniors and caregivers
With 3 meals a day every day, cooking for yourself or for a loved one is stressful and time consuming. A senior meal delivery service can take away that stress and allows caregivers and seniors more time to relax, knowing their loved ones will have fresh and nutritious meals every day.
If you or a senior you know in Knoxville, TN qualifies as low-income, or lives alone without a caregiver(s) but could still benefit from using a meal delivery service, make sure to check out Mobile Meals offered by the Office on Aging.
Community Event: Mobile Meals – Power of the Purse
On Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 5:00 pm, the annual Mobile Meals fundraiser “Power of the Purse” will take place at Rothchild Catering and Conference Center. Founded in 2015, the Power of the Purse event is an annual designer purse auction open to the public to raise funds to provide healthy meals to those unable to prepare meals for themselves.
Senior Financial Group is a proud sponsor of this event, and we encourage those interested to attend this fun evening to learn more about Mobile Meals and score a new purse (or two)!
For more info and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.knoxseniors.org/purse/.