Category Archives: Client

A not-so Blue Christmas

December 27, 2019

It has been another successful year of Christmas Day deliveries. Prepared by the team at the Newport Restaurant, a delicious, traditional turkey dinner was delivered by 55 volunteers to 106 clients. Jessica Atallah, following in the footsteps of her father Moe Atallah, has continued to generously provide the facility and staff to allow Meals on […]

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Meals on Wheels’ impact on families

October 11, 2019

Meals on Wheels provides nutritional value to seniors and adults with disabilities in Ottawa, but it also brings peace of mind to families knowing someone is checking in on their loves ones. And if for some reason someone is not home to receive their meal, we follow up with emergency contacts which is an added […]

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Did you know that October is Community Support Month?

October 1, 2019

Community Support Services (CSS), like Meals on Wheels, support over one million Ontarians each year including seniors and adults with disabilities. They help clients live independently in their own homes and communities as long as possible, and reduce the burden on family caregivers and other parts of the health care system. As our population ages, […]

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Delivering to younger adults

January 31, 2019

When you think about the Meals on Wheels’ clientele, you probably first think of frail seniors. And that is one big portion of our clientele, but we also serve adults with disabilities, adults convalescing from a hospital stay and adults with chronic illnesses. In Ontario, approximately 16.5% of the population has a mobility disability.[1] The […]

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Special Christmas Meal

December 17, 2018

As in previous years, there will be a special Christmas meal delivered at lunchtime on December 25th. The meal will be prepared by the kitchen of The Newport Restaurant. Thanks to donations received from many partners, and with the kind support of Moe Atallah and the Elvis Sighting Society, we will once again be able […]

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