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SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMS
Our mission is to indentify and prioritize the needs of the elderly in
Westchester; to create comprehensive and coordinated plans for meeting those needs; and to advocate for responsive policies, programs, actions, legislation and resources on behalf of the
The City of Peekskill Senior Nutrition Program is composed of two segments: meals served at congregate sites throughout the County
and the home delivered meals program. Each meal provides at least 1/3 of the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for an individual. Both programs are monitored by the Food and Nutrition Services Division, which plans the meals according to standards set by federal and state regulations and monitors the entire program to ensure compliance with federal, state and county regulations.
The NYS Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) aims to improve the well-being of those elderly who are at high nutritional risk, with particular emphasis on provision of services to the low income, minority, frail and isolated elderly.
Nutrition education and counseling are provided to seniors participating in either the congregate or home delivered meals programs. Materials and informational programs are provided on a regularly scheduled basis and designed to assist older persons in making proper choices of food in order to maintain good health through improved nutritional status.
Hot delicious lunches prepared on site Monday through Friday. Nutritionally balanced cold suppers are available on Friday (cold supper available on Friday for Saturday supper).
Transportation is provided to and from program daily. Call one day prior to coming to arrange for pick-up. Transportation to and from the program is suggested @ $.50 per ride.
Kiernan McKnight Food Escort
Edward Callahan Transportation
Clifford Gaudinier Kitchen Aide
Rhonda Getter Homebound Meals
Rose Hodges Program Assistant
Mary LaFuente Assistant Cook
Paul Smythe Cook
Home delivered meals are available for homebound, frail, elderly City of Peekskill residents, age 60 or over. Homebound frail, elderly persons are encouraged to attend the congregate site if at all possible.
Hot lunches and cold suppers are delivered Monday through Friday to your door.
Seniors who are homebound are eligible upon an initial assessment by our Outreach Coordinator; to schedule an interview please call 734-4250/4251.