November 12, 2013 - Volume 3, Issue 5
Published monthly for the
Friends of Metro-Erie Meals On Wheels

Meals On Wheels

1128 State Street
Suite 317
Erie, PA  16501

(Citizens Bank)

M-F 8AM to 4PM

(814) 452.6930

St. Martin Center Health and Wellness Fair


Wendy Bowen and Terry Pytlarz

On November 5th, Election Day, Metro-Erie Meals On Wheels was represented at the First Annual Health and Wellness Fair at St. Martin Center - where our meals are made for our Private Pay and Under 60 Persons With Disabilities Programs. There were dozens of vendors and hundreds of visitors throughout the day. A firetruck made an appearance for the kids, the Otters mascot made the rounds, the Vet Center van was present as was the semi for Saint Vincent Hospital. In the future, SMC plans to have a food fair and we will be there.  

Caregivers and Their Critical Role In The Family Structure 

Have you ever assisted a senior with their daily tasks, such as bathing, dressing and or cooking a meal? If you can answer yes, then you are.... read more

This Month's Spotlight Is America's Health Rankings

According to the 2013 Senior Report, Pennsylvania ranks 17th best overall. 

1.) Low prevalence of underweight seniors
2.) Low geriatrician shortfall
3.) High prevalence of dedicated health care providers
1.) High prevalence of obesity
2.) High percentage of ICU usage
3.) High rate of preventable hospitalizations
To learn more about PA and all the state rankings (Minnesota is #1 and Mississippi scores last) click the logo above.

Welcome to...

...our NINE new volunteers including four teams:
Tina Hammer and Mary Lee; Aimee Huston and April Barr from EHCA; and Lacretia Asbury and Deng AropKelly Lester and Gerald Lakin from LCS. Also joining us this month is Michael J. Nelligan who is delivering a GECAC route. Welcome all!

Custom Maps

Custom designed driving maps with turn by turn directions are the fastest way around your route. Even someone new to the area can get around their route in the most efficient way. For more details and how to get your own map, call the office at 452-6930.
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