Volunteers Deliver Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels
Program Helps Older Adults Stay in Their Homes
Colleen Kernan, MAS, talks with NBC Montana reporter Montana MacLachlan as a volunteer loads up for delivery.
The day before Thanksgiving is a busy one at the Providence Center, where Missoula Aging Services' Meals on Wheels are prepared and dispatched.Volunteer drivers delivered Thanksgiving dinners to clients on 17 routes in and around Missoula County, a service which helps these older adults remain in their homes. But the day isn't very different from every other weekday when these and other dedicated volunteers make the deliveries, bringing nutrition, a friendly smile and check-in to the homebound clients. Watch NBC Montana's news video here!
Swan Valley Community Foundation Supports Initiative for Services for Older Adults
The SVCF is working in collaboration with Missoula Aging Services (MAS) and the Seeley Lake Community Foundation to fund a resource specialist at MAS' new satellite office in Seeley Lake. Read the article in the Seeley Lake Pathfinder.
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Letter to the Editor
MAS CEO Susan Kohler submitted a Letter to the Editor in support of Residents' Rights Month. Read the full letter in the Oct. 4, 2016 Missoulian by clicking here.