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Meals and Nutrition
Proper nutrition is vital to remaining healthy and aging well. PCOA provides a variety of outside resources that can assist depending upon your situation. These options range from meals delivered in your home to grocery shopping services. Some services may be private pay, but there are non-profit organizations that also work to alleviate hunger and get homebound adults nutritious food.
Home-delivered meals are offered throughout the community by a variety of non-profit and private organizations. The official Meals on Wheels program is offered through Pima Council on Aging and delivers food throughout Pima County. Other non-profits that offer home-delivered meals to homebound older adults are Interfaith Community Services and Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona. Some companies provide the opportunity to order food to be delivered at your house for a fee.
Abbott Home Delivery
Abbott Home Delivery is a website where you can order bulk cases of Ensure and Glucerna.
M - F 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST.
Free Shipping on Mobile and Online Orders of $35.00 or greater.
Arivaca Coordinating Council Human Resource Group
Arivaca Human Resource building
17252 W. 5th St.
Arivaca, AZ 85601
(520) 398-2771Fax: (520) 398-9788
Hunger Relief in the form of Meals and Food Boxes.
Energy Assistance for Trico, TEP, Propane, SWGas, and Firewood for cooking/heating
On-site Thrift Store offering gently used clothing, accessories, and linens.
Referral and support services.
M-Th 8a-4p, Fri 8a-2p, Closed Sat and Sun.
Many of our services are provided by volunteers, emphasizing hope and dignity for the individual. Confidentiality is of extreme importance. While helping the community, we encourage self-sufficiency through assistance and education. Services are provided free of charge. The exception is clothing and linens from our on-site Thrift Store. Most items are priced at $.50/each.
Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
140 W. Speedway Blvd., Ste 230
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 623-0344Fax: (520) 770-8514
Catholic Community Services provides a range of human services throughout Southern Arizona for people of all ages. Services for elders include: home-delivered meals, congregate meal sites, low-income senior housing, counseling, and a clothing and food pantry at its Pio Decimo Center location. For a location near you, please visit our website.
Interfaith Community Services
Home-Delivered Meals - NW
2820 W. Ina Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 297-6049 ext: 4208Fax: (520)797-3029
Within specified zip codes (call for more information), ICS provides two home-delivered meals each weekday, one hot and one cold, home-bound older adults, and others who cannot obtain or prepare adequate meals eat without assistance. Special diets, such as diabetic or cardiac, can be accommodated.
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost based on sliding scale.
Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest
1231 N. Norris Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 748-2300Fax: (520) 514-7646
Lutheran Social Services has four areas of service in Arizona: aging and disability services, children & family services, emergency services, and refugee & immigration services. LSS-SW's Aging & Disability Services provides in-home care, including personal attendant care, housekeeping, grocery shopping, meal preparation, habilitation, and respite for family caregivers. LSS-SW delivers meals through Pima Meals on Wheels. Individuals receiving home-delivered meals may also qualify for pet food assistance.
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
$20/hour for private pay
11310 W. 80th St.
Lenexa, KS 66214-3307
(800) 516-2442Fax: (816) 492-3221
Retail sale of prepared frozen meals across all states in the continental US.
8AM to 6PM central Monday through Friday, 8AM to 3PM Saturday and Sunday
Every item has different pricing but about $10 per complete meal.
Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona
Home Delivered Meals
4803 E. 5th St., Ste. 209
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 622-1600Fax: (520) 622-1607
Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona (MMSA) has been delivering medically-tailored meals, regular socialization, and enhanced community support to homebound individuals with disabilities throughout Pima County since 1970. Our mission is accomplished with the help of over 300 community volunteers and nine local hospitals and healthcare facilities that prepare low-cost, special diet meals for the vulnerable adults we serve. Mobile Meals delivers freshly-prepared, medically-tailored meals to seniors and adults with disabilities who cannot shop or cook meals for themselves. Nearly 90% of our clients are low to extremely-low income adults with physical and mental health comorbidities such as diabetes, stroke, amputation, cardiac and respiratory distress, renal failure, cancer, blindness, and dementia. Many of the younger adults living with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, schizophrenia, severe depression, and PTSD (especially veterans). Serving 500 homebound clients annually, meals are delivered by trained and compassionate volunteers Monday through Friday and are freshly prepared to meet each client’s specific dietary needs. Meals are delivered along 33 daily routes in 25 zip codes to neighbors in Tucson, South Tucson, Vail, Corona de Tucson, Sahuarita, and Green Valley.
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
There is a sliding scale fee. Pet food and incontinence supplies are free.
Order by phone or online. Mom's Meals offers meal plans and recipes designed for older adults. Breakfast and lunch entrées available. Other special diets offered include hearthealthy, diabetic-friendly, pureed food, and low-sodium options. Fresh meals are shipped in “Fresh-Lock” packaging. Meals can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 14 days.
M-F 8:00 AM-6:00 PM - CST
Parkinson's Disease Nutrition
4520 N. Kolb Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 270-3836Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Parkinson's Disease Nutrition provides education on Parkinson's Disease nutrition, nutrition evaluations, home-delivered meals, household kitchen help, cooking lessons for people with Alzheimer's, blood pressure issues, and more.
M - Su 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
$10.00 - $250.00
Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) - Pima Meals on Wheels
Pima Council on Aging (PCOA)
Pima Meals on Wheels
8467 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 790-7262Email: email@example.com
Pima Meals on Wheels serves homebound older adults, age 60 and older, who cannot obtain or prepare adequate meals but can eat without assistance. Meals are prepared using low-fat, low-sodium, low-sugar, and high-fiber foods and provide various fruits, vegetables, and entrees.
M - F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
A suggested donation of $2.00 per meal is requested, but no one is denied service if unable to donate.