Restaurant-based programs feed seniors’ social lives
By Kathy McCormack / Associated Press
Sept. 20, 2023
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Waitress Kelly Houde fills coffee cups for older diners having a meal as part of the Meals on Wheels “Dine Out Club” at the White Birch Cafe.
ASSOCIATED PRESS / AUG. 16
In some states, it’s worked well to give struggling restaurants federal and state funds set aside to feed older adults. Debbie LaBarre, left, and her sister Suzanne Marchand enjoy a restaurant breakfast as part of the Meals on Wheels “Dine Out Club” at the White Birch Eatery in Goffstown, N.H.