Mowen Gives Details on Senior Nutrition Program

Share

Director of the Jamieson Center, Nancy Mowen, broke down the Senior Nutrition Program they provide for local seniors. Lunch is provided for anyone 60 years or older – Monday through Friday – at three different locations in Monmouth, Roseville, and Kirkwood. Tuesday through Friday, lunch is provided at Faith Bible Church in Oquawka. And on Mondays, there is lunch served in Stronghurst as well. Mowen says the program has fed around 350 people in the last year.
“We can serve more, so we would encourage people that are 60 or older who would like to have a well-balanced meal – if they are able to get out and about – to come join us at one of the congregate sites,” Mowen said.
Mowen asks that participants reserve their spot the day before they come to eat. Lunch begins at 11:30 at each location on the assigned days. The program is partially funded by the Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging. The Jamieson Center is required to do a 15 percent cash match on that funding, which is covered by the United Way. Mowen wanted to stress that there is just one requirement for aspiring participants.
“There are not income eligibility requirements for this program. The only eligibility is simply being 60 or older,” she said.
For more information on where lunch is served and how to sign up, please log on to their website at jamiesoncommunitycenter.org.
written by Jackson Kane

Spread the word

Trending Now

Featured News Podcasts

Subscribe to our Community Newsletter

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Prairie Communications, 55 Public Square, Monmouth, IL, 61462, https://977wmoi.com/. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Choose a Category

Continue Reading

Monmouth College Band Continues to Grow

Since joining the Monmouth College community, Marching Band Director John Eckstine has looked to expand the band by involving members of the community: “We are trying to grow all the