The Home Delivered Meals program, more commonly known as Meals on Wheels, is designed to provide a hot meal, Monday through Friday for individuals who are 60 years of age or older, homebound and unable to obtain or prepare meals. An in-home assessment is completed to determine eligibility. This service is not based on ability to pay, though donations are encouraged. Often the meals are delivered by volunteers. Senior Nutrition programs also include Congregate Meals that are served in a group setting (usually at Senior Centers) and Liquid Nutrition.
The Meals on Wheels programs in Southeast Michigan are administered by the Area Agencies on Aging. Each Area Agency on Aging office manages the program differently. Contact the AAA office that serves your community for specific program information about the program in your community.
There are three Area Agencies on Aging that serve Southeast Michigan:
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