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Giving your body the right nutrients and maintaining a healthy weight can help the older adult stay active and independent. Meal programs in the community typically are sit down meals with others or home delivery to homebound elders.

National Council on Aging
Healthy eating tips for older adults includes videos, practical shopping and cooking tips to prepare healthy affordable meals

Nutrition Program of Fresno
Provides a high quality lunch for senior citizens. Lunch is served Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Suggested donation is $1.50 per meal for seniors 60 years and older, with no senior being denied a meal due to the inability to donate. Typically, advance reservations are required and can be made by calling the site 24 hours in advance

Site Locations and Hours:

  • Lafayette Neighborhood Center ~ 1516 E. Princeton Ave. ~ 10a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Mary Ella Brown Community Center ~ 1350 E. Annadale Ave. ~ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Mosqueda Community Center ~ 4670 E. Butler Ave. ~ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Pinedale Community Center ~ 7170 N. San Pablo Ave. ~ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Senior Citizens Village ~ 1917 S. Chestnut Ave. ~10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Ted C. Wills Community Center ~ 770 N. San Pablo Ave. ~ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • FMAAA (Partner-Agency) – 3837 N. Clark – 8am-5pm (559) 600-4405

For further information on the Senior Hot Meals and Recreation Program call (559) 621-6619

Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging
3837 N Clark St, Fresno
(559) 600-4405
Program for delivery of meals for home bound older adults.

Kings-Tulare Area Agency on Aging
4025 W Noble Ave, Suite A
800 321-2462
Program for delivery of meals for home bound older adults.

Madera City Parks & Recreation Department
701 E 5th Street, Madera, CA 93638
(559) 661-5495
Provides meals at senior centers, home delivering and supplemental food bags.

Food Resources
Sometimes, it can be hard to stretch finances to cover the cost of food. Food pantries distribute food to those in need of assistance.

CalFresh Fresno County Food Stamp Program
(559) 453-4998/ Apply www.benefitscalwing.org
Provides monthly benefits to help low-income households to purchase food .

Community Food Bank
3151 E Central Avenue, Fresno
(559) 237-3663
Distribution centers in multiple cities. Food assistance to low income and other needy individuals throughout Fresno and Tulare Counties.

Madera Food Bank
225 S Pine Street, Madera
(559) 674-1482