Congregate Meals differ in that they are served in community settings such as senior centers, churches or senior housing communities. These meal sites offer an opportunity to meet new or old friends and engage in social activities while having a nutritious meal. Most sites offer a hot lunch, however some offer evening meals. There are over 250 congregate meal sites throughout the state. A list of sites can be found at the Maryland Department of Aging website.
Additionally, Medline Plus, an internet resource from the National Institute of Health has nutrition resources as well as tips for maintaining good nutrition and shopping wisely for citizens of all ages at the following web site: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/nutritionforseniors.html.
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