What are the meals like?
The noon meal covers 1/3 of your recommended daily nutrition. The meals include meat, vegetable, starch (potato, pasta or rice) fruit, bread, dessert and milk.
What time are the meals delivered?
Meals are delivered Monday through Friday between 11:15 am and 12:30 pm.
Can I get meals started for my parent, grandparent or neighbor?
Yes. Call us at 920-451-7011 and we will provide you with information on how to get someone
started. Be sure to leave a message on the answering machine if we are unable to answer your call.
Who delivers the meals?
Volunteers from all over Sheboygan County help deliver the meals. Various churches, businesses and service organizations sponsor routes as well.
What if I can’t afford meals?
Financial assistance may be available through the Aging and Disability Resource Center, or other organizations. Please call Fresh Meals On Wheels at 920-451-7011 for more information.
Can I get meals for the weekends?
Yes. Weekend meals are delivered with the Friday meal. They are frozen, and arrive microwave ready.
How soon can I get started?
The average start up is two working days.
What if I am not home when the food is delivered?
The food is returned to Meals On Wheels. If you know you will not be home, please call the office by 9:00 am the business day before to cancel the meal for that day.
Do you accommodate special diets?
In addition to the general meal that is nutritionally correct for most seniors (low in fat, salt, and cholesterol) we offer six special diets: heart healthy, controlled carb, renal, gluten free, bland and lactose intolerant. We also offer mechanical (cut up), ground and pureed options.
What if I am having surgery and just need meals temporarily?
Meals On Wheels is for anyone who needs it at any time, whether they are temporarily or permanently homebound. Many people use our service on a short term basis.
How do I qualify to receive meals?
The program is available for people of all ages who are home-bound or unable to prepare or obtain nutritional meals.
How do you define homebound?
Homebound means that you rarely leave your home. Homebound people are able to go to doctor and dentist appointments and beauty salons, but they have difficulty doing so.
How much does it cost? How do I pay for the service?
Meals On Wheels charges $6.50 for the noon meal, or for $9.45 you can receive the noon meal and a cold evening meal. Invoices are sent out at the end of the month for the meals you’ve received during the month.
Can someone other than the client be billed for the meals?
Yes. Please call Fresh Meals On Wheels at 920-451-7011 for more details.