Riverside Meals On Wheels 4845 Brockton AvenueRiverside CA 92506-0134Phone: 951-683-7151 Fax: 951-683-4010
The mission of Riverside Meals on Wheels is to ensure that seniors and housebound individuals in the City of Riverside receive nutritious meals and personal contact in an effort to keep them healthy, safe and living independently in their own homes each year.
Riverside Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals to seniors and housebound adults who fall under one or more of the following categories:
Have difficulty or are unable to safely prepare nutritious meals for themselves;
Essentially confined to their places of residence; and/or
Have little or no assistance to obtain adequate nutrition.
Riverside Meals on Wheels delivers one ready-to-eat meal Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Meals are delivered in person to the client's home.
The balanced nutritious meal consists of a protein, starch, vegetable, fruit, and 2% milk or fruit juice. Non-fat milk is available upon request. Menus are formulated for senior nutrition, and the general diet is low salt, low fat, and low cholesterol.
Meals can be prepared to meet many special dietary requirements, including diabetic and vegetarian options.
Hot meals are delivered in a resealable, microwaveable container. Meals can be left in an ice chest with a cold pack, if provided.
Personalized service includes contact with a friendly, caring driver. We check on our clients' well-being and notify emergency contacts about any concerns or anything different from the normal routine.