The purpose of the daily congregate meal program at each senior center is to provide older adults with the opportunity to enjoy a nutritious meal in the company of others in order to promote good health and continued independence. Food and Friends YouTube Video
Adults age 60+ (and younger spouses) may make a contribution up to the full cost of the meal. Individuals under 60 may purchase a meal for $5.
In addition to nutritious meals, participants have access to nutrition and health education, health screenings, and other educational and social opportunities.
Reservations are required at least 2 business days in advance at all locations.
Please contact your local senior center for additional information about menus, meal cost, and programs.
Participants, family, and friends may purchase meals at the Department of Aging's eStore.
The FriendShip Cafe at the Frederick Center offers light fare in a friendly atmosphere for all ages. The cafe is open to seniors and the public.
Wednesday-Friday, 11:00 a.m.-Noon & 12:30 -1:00 p.m. The menu includes a variety of sandwiches, a soup of the day and salad options. Cash, check and credit cards are accepted.
Join the Urbana Center for dinner at a local restaurant the first Tuesday evening of each month. Sign-up is required and space is limited. Individual checks.