-Offers socialization and good nutrition at dining sites throughout Pinellas County-
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 11, 2012) – Senior citizens are invited to join one of ten different Senior Dining sites throughout Pinellas County where Neighborly offers hot, nutritious mid-day meals, as well as a place to socialize during the day, make new friends, and enjoy a wide variety of planned activities.
Participants receive nutrition education and can enjoy a variety of daily activities, such as bingo, sing-alongs, cards, games, and exercise. Other programs include information on insurance issues, hurricane preparedness, senior rights, current events, and other senior-related topics. There are no charges for meals, however donations are appreciated.
Seniors must be a registered Diner with Neighborly Care Network toparticipate at Neighborly’s dining sites. To register, call 727-573-9444. Must be 60 years of age or older and live in Pinellas County. Transportation is provided to the closest dining site if needed at no charge. You must register 72 hours in advance to become a participant at the dining sites and to receive transportation. Neighborly meals provide one-third of the Daily Recommended Intake (DRI) of seniors’ nutritional needs.
For site locations, meal and program times, or other information about Neighborly’s Senior Dining call 727-573-9444.
Neighborly Care Network at-a-glance:
Since 1966, Neighborly Care Network has provided home- and community-based services to the elderly in Pinellas County so they may live independently in their own homes. A pioneer in eldercare services,Neighborly started the first federally funded Meals on Wheels program. Neighborly’s other life-sustaining programs include Nutrition Services, Transportation Services, and the nationally innovative Neighborly Pharmacy. Shoppe Around the Corner offers unique gift and home decor items, with the proceeds benefiting Meals on Wheels. Neighborly also offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. For further information, call 727-573-9444 or visit www.Neighborly.org