The Diner – Promising Practice COVID-19 Pivot

This Promising Practice from the Network brief describes The Diner, a casual dining experience with a mission to nourish seniors through food and socialization.  Located in Vancouver, Washington, The Diner is one of several social enterprise activities of Meals on Wheels People, Inc. a non-profit senior nutrition program funded through the Older Americans Act (OAA) and community support. This brief summarizes this program, and a specific COVID-19 social distancing pivot implemented by the senior nutrition program at the helm of this promising practice.

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.