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Community, Health, Hope
About Our Meals
The Truckee-North Tahoe Meals on Wheels program helps local seniors live independently at home as long as possible. Freshly prepared meals are delivered daily to seniors who have a medical need for nutritious meals. Our meals are freshly prepared in our kitchen under the leadership of Chef David Lutz.
Areas Of Service
Please call 530/550-7600 to confirm eligibility
Participants must be over age 60 years of age
The senior must be primarily homebound (leaves only for necessities) and without meal preparation assistance during the day
The senior must be lacking in two or more areas of Activities of Daily Living: bathing, toileting, dressing, eating, transferring, standing for lengthy periods
The senior may have respiratory problems or mobility issues
The senior may have had recent surgery or hospitalization
The senior may have cognitive or other mental impairment
The senior has a medical referral
The senior lives within the following service areas: Greater Truckee community; Olympic Valley/Alpine Meadows; Kings Beach; Tahoe City; Placer County of the West Shore; Incline Village and Crystal Bay
Congregate Dining Option
What if I have dietary restrictions?
Our Home Delivery Meal Coordinator will work with you to try to accommodate your needs.
What happens if you can’t deliver my meal?
Sierra Senior Services delivers a meal in advance of a storm if there is a threatening system coming through the Sierras. Shelf stable food is also distributed several times a year for our participants to keep on hand for emergencies.
Is there a charge for my meal?
Meals on Wheels is a voluntary contribution program and participants contribute as they are able. A voluntary contribution of $6 per meal is welcomed.
How often do you deliver meals?
We deliver meals Monday through Friday. Weekend and holiday frozen meals are available for those interested and are delivered in advance of the weekend or holiday.
What’s on the menu?
You can find our monthly menu here.
How do I sign up for meal delivery?
Review the eligibility guidelines below, then call us at (530) 550-7600.
Meal Participant Feedback
At Sierra Senior Services, it is important that our seniors continue to find the meal program both satisfactory and helpful for them to age strong and live long! Our volunteers and staff are dedicated each day to provide quality food and reliable services.
If you have any concerns you would like to share with us, please write out your comments and return to our office or give to your volunteer driver. We will follow up to ensure both a timely response and recommended resolution. In addition, we welcome positive feedback regarding the meals, service delivery and benefits of the program. You may contact the agency’s Executive Director, Sharon Romack directly by calling 530-550-7600 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Here is the process we use for resolving issues that may come up: