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The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center Nutrition Program is designed to:
The on-site Nutritionist will provide counseling to any New Hanover County Senior. Nutrition education programs are offered at the Center on:
Referrals are made to other local providers for health promotion services not offered at the Center
Home-bound elderly citizens age 60 and over receive a lunch Monday through Friday, prepared at the Center Nutrition site by a local catering company.
All potential program participants need to complete a telephone screening assessment to determine eligibility. A social worker will make a home visit to complete the assessment and enroll the participant into the program, if participant meets eligibility requirements. At least every six months, participants are reassessed to determine their continued eligibility and to insure their needs continue to be appropriately met.
Menus from state guidelines provide 1/3 of daily food requirements. Meals on Wheels, Inc. a non-profit organization, works closely with the Senior Resource Center and provides meals to home-bound individuals on the weekends.
For more information on accessing the weekday home delivered meals program, contact Becky Hayes at 910-798-6435.
For more information on the weekend program please call 910-612-0676.
Lunch is served daily from 11:30 – 12:00
The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center operates one central nutrition site Monday through Friday from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM for seniors 60 years and older. These seniors are able to drive or be transported to the Center. Individuals attending the nutrition site have access to socialization with a daily lunch meal and activities offered in the friendly setting of the Center. We have Bingo every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am, and Wii Video Games every Friday at 10am. Our Raised-Bed Gardens give seniors a chance to tend and pick their very own herbs and vegetables.