Taking Care Of Seniors One Meal At A Time

  • Date: 04/06/2021

Now, more than ever, food assistance programs can be a lifeline for seniors in need. The OSF Peace Meal Program is one example of help available. OSF Peace Meal helps seniors improve their nutrition, sustain their independence and enhance their quality of life through meals, fellowship and a connection to other services they may need.

Through the program, OSF HealthCare, in partnership with Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, Illinois, provides nutritious meals five days a week for seniors age 60 and older.

OSF Peace Meal collaborates with a variety of organizations, transportation providers, home care agencies, food pantries, care centers, the University of Illinois Extension and Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center on receiving and providing referrals to connect those in need to resources and services to help maintain their independence.

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