FAQs – Groceries and OAA Programs

Food insecurity was an issue prior to COVID-19, but it is an even bigger issue during the COVID-19 crisis. Fortunately, all states now have major disaster declarations (MDD) and thus have the authority* to exercise maximum flexibility to feed and support older adults, and ultimately help those at highest risk stay at home during the COVID-19 crisis.

This FAQ addresses common questions about providing groceries through Older Americans Act programs

Meals on Wheels America has hosted the National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging (NRCNA) as part of a cooperative agreement since 2011 with the Administration for Community Living (ACL) ending on December 31, 2020. Please stay tuned for future updates as website changes are coming soon.