STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging recognized individualsand organizations as leaders in providing older adults with nutritious meals at home and in senior community centers throughout the commonwealth.
"The Wolf Administration is committed to supporting good health for all Pennsylvanians, including
The Secretary's Award for Excellence in Nutrition for Older Pennsylvanians and the Best Practice Awards were announced at the 2017 Pennsylvania Department of Aging Nutrition Conference. The event brought together national and regional speakers offering a wealth of information about healthy eating, nutritional challenges related to aging, food safety, and targeted marketing.
"Those receiving awards work tirelessly to enhance nutrition programs within Pennsylvania's aging services network," Sec. Osborne said.
These programs include Department of Aging-funded nutrition services such as congregate meals served in senior community centers or satellite centers, and home-delivered meals served to homebound individuals.
The awards presentation included:
For more information on Pennsylvania's senior nutrition services, visit aging.pa.gov/meals.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Aging
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