Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the non-profit agency proudly serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities, will offer special holiday meals at several community dining sites in December.
OCES has planned a delicious “Holiday Special” featuring roast pork with apple glaze, whipped sweet potato, green bean almandine, dinner roll and butter, along with pumpkin pie (or diet pumpkin pudding) for dessert. The Holiday Special will be offered at the following community dining sites:
On December 6, 2018 at two locations – the Halifax Council on Aging (COA) dining site at 506 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02338 as well as at East Bridgewater COA dining site, 355 Plymouth Street, East Bridgewater, MA 02333.
On December 20, 2018 at Brockton COA dining site in the Mary Cruise Kennedy Senior Center, 10 Father Kenney Way, Brockton, MA 02301.
On December 27, 2018 at Stoughton COA dining site at 110 Rockland Street, Stoughton, MA 02072.
“Traveling Chef Carving of the Day”will be offered at Kingston COA dining site, 30 Evergreen St, Kingston, MA 02364 on December 18, 2018 and at Wareham COA dining site, 48 Marion Road, Wareham, MA 02571 on December 20, 2018. This special meal will feature roast beef with gravy, mashed potato (Kingston) au Gratin potatoes (Wareham), green bean almandine, dinner roll with butter, and a raspberry filled cookie (or diet cookie).
On December 20, 2018 at Easton COA dining site at Frothingham Hall Community Center, 15 Barrows Street, North Easton 02356, a “Home Cooked Special” will be offered featuring homemade pot roast with gravy, mashed potatoes with gravy, zucchini and tomatoes, whole wheat dinner roll and butter, along with chocolate eclairs for dessert (or diet chocolate pudding).
Reservations are required and may be made by calling each town’s COA directly.
Daily Meals at Community Dining Sites
OCES’ community dining sites provide hot, nutritious noontime meals Monday through Friday to adults age 60+ and individuals with disabilities under the age of 60. Meals are planned by a nutritionist and meet one-third of the Recommended Daily Allowance for major nutrients. The meals do not include high sodium foods and no salt is added. Low-fat milk is provided.
Community dining information is published in COA newsletters and on OCES’ website at http://www.ocesma.org. A sample menu may be requested by calling OCES at (508) 584-1561.
Founded in 1974, OCES proudly serves greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities. OCES is a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Brockton with a second office in Plymouth. OCES is designated as one of 26 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. OCES’ mission is to support the independence and dignity of elders and people with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy and safe living. The agency offers a number of programs to serve seniors, individuals with disabilities, their families and caregivers. For more information call 508-584-1561 or visit www.ocesma.org.