Pullman Community Council on Aging
A Legacy of Caring Since 1973
 

MoW Honor Roll

Our community partners who are serving seniors in 2017 -- 365 days a year:

Bishop Place Mgmt Team

Community Congregational UCC

Concordia Lutheran

Emmanuel Lutheran

Encounter Ministries

Evangelical Free

LDS - Sunnyside

LDS - Terre View

Living Faith Fellowship

Pullman Presbyterian

Pullman Regional Hospital

Sacred Heart

St. James Episcopal

Simpson Methodist

Trinity Lutheran

Meals on Wheels


Pullman Community Council on Aging, in partnership with the Council on Aging & Human Services, provides hot, nutritious, noon meals to home-bound seniors in Pullman.  These meals are delivered by volunteers 365 days a year.  Both agencies are private, non-profit agencies which do not make any money on the Meals on Wheels program. The suggested recipient donation is $3.00 per meal, which does not fully cover the total meal cost.  We rely on other sources and donations to make up the difference.

 Value of Meals on Wheels

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    For seniors, poor nutrition is a leading cause of a deteriorating quality of life that can lead to the need for long term care. Nationally, 85% of older Americans have some type of chronic disease that could be improved by better nutrition.

     

  • In addition to the nutritional value, Meals on Wheels delivery facilitates a daily contact with a caring volunteer and provides a wellness check of the participant (client).

  • Meals on Wheels helps seniors retain their independence and the ability to remain in their own home.  They can also help restore health and hasten recuperation during a convalescent period.

Referrals 

  • Referrals are generally made by doctors, social workers or other concerned individuals, but self-referrals are also encouraged.  An initial assessment, as well as periodic reassessments, will be made to determine eligibility.

Meals 

  • Are prepared at Bishop Place under contract to the Council on Aging & Human Services. 

  • Are generally delivered by volunteers between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

  • Are nutritious, well-balanced, and meet one-third of the daily minimum nutritional requirements.

 Additional Donations

  • As with most Meals on Wheels programs, donations by program recipients do not fully cover the costs. 

  • A thoughtful donation can help us to maintain a viable program for our vulnerable elders.

 

Meals on Wheels Contacts

Pullman Community Council on Aging & Meals on Wheels  - (509) 339-4000

To Start Receiving Meals, contact Council on Aging &Human Services (Colfax) - (509) 397-4305