Serving Our Community Since 1971


Events
16th Annual Bountiful Bowl--November 11, 7 -10 pm, DeSales University. This is our signature fundraiser with great food, entertainment, silent and live auction, and presentation of Bob Wood Legacy Award.  
 
Invitations will be available early fall.
 
Click here for sponsor form. 
 
 
The official registration and financial information about Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County may be obtained from the PA Dept. of State by calling toll-free in the state of PA 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. 
 


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Nutrition/Meals

Before I had Meals on Wheels, I can remember going to bed hungry sometimes. Now I eat all kinds of good food and your volunteers are so nice. Thank you for bringing my meals to me.
Esther, age 91
Diets and Menu
Meals on Wheels has a 5-week rotating menu prepared by a nutritionist that meets strictly regulated PA dietary guidelines for older adults. Each meal contains 1/3 RDA, providing clients with the proper amount of protein, vitamins, minerals, calories, etc., as well as a wide variety of foods from the basic food groups. All meals are low sodium, low fat, and diabetic friendly (low concentrated sugar, range from 650-800 calories and follow the guidelines of ADA diet.) Fresh produce is used as much as possible. 

Regular
Each meal is low salt <2 gm.), low fat, low cholesterol, ranging between 700-800 calories and meeting the needs of a liberal bland diet.

Renal
Two daily meals consist of 2-2.5 gm. sodium ,1-1.5 gm. Potassium 1-1.5 mg. Phosphorus,70-80 gm. Protein, 1200-1500 Calories

Soft
Foods not naturally soft are chopped into small squares for people with chewing or biting problems.

Pureed

Food is a thick liquid consistency for people with swallowing problems.
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