Our meals are prepared to fit into most diet plans. They are portion controlled to provide 1/3 of a senior’s RDI (required daily intake). No salt is added during cooking, they have no trans fats, and they average 800 calories a meal with 85 grams of carbohydrates. Menus are prepared by a registered dietitian and use in-season produce whenever possible.

Director's Note


Linda Strohl

MOWSWM Executive Director

I have been thinking about gratitude and thankfulness recently. Did you know that being thankful includes an element of relief? I didn't until I looked up the definitions of each word. I love to learn something new every day!

Here are some of the things I am grateful for:

 

Being alive;

Having met and married the love of my life, Jim;

For my little cozy house and my dog, Baldwin;

For the wonderful staff and volunteers at Meals on Wheels of SW Michigan who have devotedly come each day through the pandemic, to deliver meals to you all,

For 2020 coming to an end!

 

And here are some of the things I will be grateful for:

When the election is over and the calls and texts and emails end,

When spring is here again.

 

What are the things you are grateful for? And the things that you are thankful for or will be, with relief?

 

It is the time to snuggle in with a cup of tea and a good book or good movie. Be good to yourself. I read recently that the idea of self-care has grown beyond things like a massage or other pampering, to taking care of your mental and physical self. So do those relaxation exercises and breathe deeply! It is the season for gratitude and cranberries and turkey.

 

Be well, be safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

What's Happening

Sweet holiday treat
will benefit MOWSWM

Now this is a yummy way for support the cause of senior meals in Southwestern Michigan! If you'd like to order some fudge-- with proceeds going to support MOWSWM-- the form is HERE.

Or you can call us at 269-925-0137 and ask for Linda, and we can help you order (we can even deliver the fudge to you if you're an MOWSWM client.

River Valley seniors get
Thanksgiving extras

The River Valley Senior Center sent out some very festively-wrapped goodies to Meals on Wheels clients in Chikaming, Three Oaks, and Weesaw Townships.

Many thanks and happy holiday wishes to the folks at the RVSC!

About Meals on Wheels of SW Michigan

Senior Nutrition Services (now Meals on Wheels of Southwestern Michigan) is an independent 501 (C) (3) which helps seniors remain in their homes by providing meals served at community sites, in restaurants, and delivered directly to clients' homes. Our goal is to nourish, support, and connect our seniors to services to help them remain living independently, safely and with dignity.  Services are available in Berrien, Van Buren, and Cass counties; the Cass Co. Council on Aging provides home-delivered meals in that area.

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Support from the Berrien Community Foundation includes funding from the Stephen E. Upton Love Your Community Endowment 

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