The Dutchess County Office for the Aging offers a wide variety of services to meet the nutritional needs of persons 60 years and older. Services include congregate meals at OFA Friendship Centers, Home Delivered Meals for homebound older adults, nutrition education and counseling, picnics during the summer, and health promotion events.
OFA Friendship Center (also known as Congregate Sites) - For those older adults who wish a tasty, nutritious meal combined with social activities and fellowship. Most of the eight OFA friendship centers are open Monday through Thursday.
Printable brochure: OFA Nutrition and Senior Friendship Centers (.pdf)
Printable form and brochure: Volunteering with OFA (.pdf)
Healthy Recipes (all PDFs)
Nutrition Tips (all PDFs)
Services in the area that delivery meals or groceries, including Meals on Wheels
Many communities operate their own Senior Centers - find one near you!
Adequate nutrition is necessary for health, quality of life and vitality
For those seniors who wish a tasty, nutritious meal combined with social activities and fellowship