The Area Agency on Aging provides home-delivered meals to frail and elderly homebound residents, age 60+ and their spouse. An evaluation of need must be completed by an Area Agency on Aging assessor to qualify for home-delivered meals. Staff and volunteers deliver meals between 10:45 am and 12:00 noon, Monday through Friday.
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Meals are planned to meet the nutritional needs of older adults. Modified diets are available such as low-sodium and diabetic meals. The meals contain no concentrated sugars such as cakes with frosting, sweetened fruit pies.
The Monthly Menus and Nutrition Education is sent to all Meals on Wheels clients and are posted here online:
To request Meals on Wheels or find out more about the service, call the Aging Information line at (913) 715-8861, or toll free (888) 214-4404.
To request a stop or a change in meal delivery, call (913) 715-8896.
To volunteer to deliver meals call the Volunteer Coordinator at 715-8859. Volunteers are always needed and appreciated.
Current Meals on Wheels Volunteers: (913) 715-8895
The suggested donation for a person age 60+ and their spouse is $3 per meal. No one is denied a meal if they are unable to donate. Meals are funded in part through the Older Americans Act and the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.
Meal delivery is cancelled during bad weather if road or weather conditions are hazardous.
• “Blizzard meals” consist of shelf stable food items and are delivered at the beginning of winter. They are to be used in the event that a hot meal can not be delivered.
• Listen to the following radio stations: KCMO AM-710, KCMO FM-94.9 or KMBZ AM 980, or watch the following TV stations: KMBC-TV 9, KSHB-TV 41 or WDAF-TV 4 regarding the cancellation of Johnson County Meals on Wheels. OR
• The Central Olathe Office may also be called at 715-8896 if there are questions regarding meal delivery.