Info For Seniors: Providing food for your body and soul

This is our invitation to you to come out and enjoy food for your body and soul. That’s what the Seniors Luncheon Social congregate dining events aim to provide. You’ll have a good meal, social interaction and a short learning opportunity.

These meals for seniors are held in central locations throughout Prince Edward County. For a small fee you can also have a ride to the event. When you reserve your meal by calling Community Care ask to talk to a co-ordinator about a ride. There are two choices – the volunteer driving program or Prince Edward Specialized Transit. Both have affordable rates.

At the Seniors Luncheon Social scheduled for Wednesday, April 18 in Milford and Wednesday, April 25 in Consecon the menu features, homemade soup, chicken breast with mushroom cream sauce, potatoes, coleslaw, vegetables, lemon pie, bread and butter, coffee and tea all catered by Bill Grieve, the chef with Wheel House and Occasions Catering. This event will include a presentation by a hearing care counsellor from the Canadian Hearing Society.

Community Care and the MLP Residence (formerly the Manor on Loyalist Parkway) are teaming up to offer a special Seniors Luncheon Social event on Thursday, April 26 to be held in the dining room at MLP Residence at 1 p.m. The menu features butternut squash soup, Waldorf salad served with oven fresh garlic bread, maple glazed salmon or mushroom asiago chicken served with oven roasted potatoes and French styled green beans and black forest molten cake, prepared by the chef at MLP Residence The cost is $10 per person. Tours of MLP Residence will be available after the meal. For this event, free transportation is available.

Community Care has made special arrangements with Prince Edward Specialized Transit to provide rides for seniors who wish to attend this event. Space is limited and only those seniors who have reserved can be served.

All Seniors Luncheon Socials have a fee of $10 per person. For all dates please call the office at 613-476-7493 to reserve your place by the Tuesday prior at noon. The main thrust of the socials is to bring seniors together for social interaction. For the social at MLP Residence only, remember to let the office know if you wish to use the free transportation.

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-Debbie MacDonald Moynes