There are a number of other resources in addition to Meals on Wheels that help seniors and people with disabilities live independently at home.
- Store to Door – A grocery and delivery service for homebound seniors in the Twin Cities metro area: www.storetodoor.org
- Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly – An organization dedicated to reducing isolation and loneliness while promoting well-being and independence among older adults in the Twin Cities Metro Area: www.littlebrothersmn.org
- Senior Link/Senior Linkage Line – Provides access to statewide community resources for seniors, their families, and caregivers: http://www.minnesotahelp.info/public/default.aspx?se=senior or 1-800-333-2433
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – The SNAP program in Minnesota is a county-run federal nutrition program that helps people get the foods they need to maintain a healthy diet: SNAP Minnesota website
- Living at Home Network – For more than 30 years, non-profit, community-owned Living at Home/Block Nurse Programs have helped seniors stay healthy, safe and independent while living in their own homes: www.lahnetwork.org
- Metropolitan Center for Independent Living – Provides people with disabilities with resources for independent living: www.mcil-mn.org
"Meals on Wheels makes us feel better. It's peace of mind for us. We think of it as another set of eyes."
- Barb, cargiver for her mother Elaine, who receives Meals on Wheels