When cooking meals or getting to the grocery store become more difficult in old age, food delivery services can be a convenient solution for helping your loved one maintain a healthy diet while continuing to live independently. Luckily, Kansas Citians have several options from which to choose:
- Meals on Wheels: This national organization has several Kansas City-run programs. Simply visit the website and enter the appropriate zip code to find the one closest to your loved one’s home. Included in Meals on Wheels’ offerings is a nutritious meal, a friendly visit from a volunteer and a safety check to ensure the senior is healthy and secure.
- Silver Cuisine by bistroMD: Silver Cuisine is a subset of bistroMD, a leader in healthy meal delivery. Developed by a doctor who understands the nutritional needs of seniors, the menu features more than 150 different options that support heart health and are delivered to his or her doorstep. Your family member can simply select the meals he or she wants online and Silver Cuisine will take care of the shopping, cooking and delivery.
- Magic Kitchen: This service features an extensive menu of “Senior Complete Meals,” which are designed by a dietician to meet the needs of aging seniors. Each low-sodium and pre-prepared meal comes with a main course and one or two sides, and all are easy to re-heat in the microwave or oven.
- Fresh N Lean: Boasting a menu that is low-fat, low-calorie and low-sodium, Fresh N Lean’s Senior Meal Delivery service provides up to three organic and nutrient-rich meals a day, delivered to your loved one’s home in microwave-safe containers. Fresh N Lean’s food options are always free of gluten, MSG, GMOs, artificial ingredients or preservatives.