Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the non-profit agency proudly serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Plymouth County and surrounding towns, has announced special holiday meals that will be delivered to Meals on Wheels recipients during November and December.
In celebration of Thanksgiving, a special Roast Turkey dinner will be home delivered to recipients on *Friday, November 19, 2021. The meal features roast turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing garnish, green beans, snowflake roll, cranberry sauce, and apple pie for dessert. Thanks to a generous donation from Trustees of Pilgrim Foundation for contribution towards the Thanksgiving meal.
On Thursday, December 23, 2021, OCES has planned a delicious Holiday Meal featuring roast turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, snowflake roll, cranberry sauce, lemon pudding and slice of cheesecake for dessert.
OCES delivers hundreds of nutritious meals each day to adults age 60+ living within 23 communities in greater Plymouth County. These “Meals on Wheels” are planned by a nutritionist, and with the help of hundreds of volunteers, are delivered to individual homes. There are also medically-tailored meals available including chopped, ground, pureed, renal, low lactose and cardiac for recipients requiring special diets.
A Grab & Go meal option is available at designated meal sites by signing up in advance with the local Council on Aging.
The Community Dining and Meals on Wheels menu is published in COA newsletters and on OCES’ website at https://www.ocesma.org/nutrition-menu/. If you are interested in receiving Meals on Wheels or a sample menu, call OCES at (508) 584-1561.
*Please note menus are subject to change.
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 25 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. OCES’ mission is to support the independence and dignity of older adults and individuals with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy and safe living. The agency offers a number of programs to serve older adults, individuals with disabilities, their families and caregivers. For more information call 508-584-1561 or visit www.ocesma.org.