by Kellie Baker, MiCAFE Outreach Coordinator Eating healthy isn’t always easy, regardless of your budget. Often packaged, processed foods are less expensive, keep longer, are easily prepared and readily available. Unfortunately, eating these foods frequently comes with health consequences making it important to limit how often you eat these foods. Sometimes though, finding fresh foods, especially fruits and vegetables can be challenging. We are fortunate … Continue reading Eating with the seasons!
This post was originally published on March 14, 2014 by Stuart White, PhD For more than ten years, the Michigan Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly (MiCAFE) program has paved the way for a select group of seniors in need of nutritional assistance. MiCAFE provides person to person assistance with preparing and submitting an application for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Formerly known … Continue reading Repost in honor of Hunger Action Month: MiCAFE Helps Seniors Eat Healthy
The Elderly Nutrition Programs are the largest health promotion programs of the Older Americans Act. Not only do the Elderly Nutrition Programs (administered by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) provide food, but they also promote socialization, well-being, and health in older adults. The article below breaks down the two main components of the Elderly Nutrition Programs: the home delivered nutrition program and the congregate … Continue reading The Importance of Elderly Nutrition Programs