May 25, 2016 - West Health Institute Launches More Than a Meal Phase 3 with Meals on Wheels America and Brown University to Investigate the Benefits of Adding Safety and Health Screenings for Homebound Seniors
The Gary and Mary West Health Institute, Meals on Wheels America and a research group in the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research are collaborating on a two-year research program to investigate opportunities to improve the general health and well-being of homebound seniors by integrating health and safety screenings into daily meal delivery services. The research will be taking place in the following cities:
Cambridge, OH – Guernsey County Senior Citizens Center
Fort Worth, TX – Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County
Raleigh, NC – Meals on Wheels of Wake County
San Diego, CA – Meals on Wheels of Greater San Diego, Inc.
Sheboygan, WI – Fresh Meals of Sheboygan County
Westwood, NJ – Pascack Valley Meals on Wheels
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February 25, 2016
- Meals on Wheels America Receives Grant from Gary and Mary West Foundation to Launch More Than a Meal Phase 2 to Explore Healthcare Benefits of Meal Delivery for Homebound Seniors
Meals on Wheels America has been awarded a grant from the Gary and Mary West Foundation
to conduct a retrospective review of the demographic and associated healthcare information of Meals on Wheels recipients to gain insight on the program's health benefits to Medicare recipients.
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