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Peace Meals to continue at Friendship Center

Posted: Friday, Sep 6th, 2013




SPRINGFIELD - Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) Director John K. Holton, Ph.D., today announced an agreement has been reached regarding the nutrition program in 14 counties of the area served by the East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging (ECIAAA). IDoA conducted a special review in response to the concerns expressed by so many people in East Central Illinois communities regarding the nutrition program and the plan to change from hot delivered meals to frozen meals.

“Nutrition is a very important service and we want people to know all effort has been expended to assure these services continue without interruption. We appreciate all the input from the nutrition program participants, family members, legislators, home delivered meal volunteers, organizations, and senior center staff about the preference for hot meals,” said Director Holton. “And I want to thank the East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging for their cooperation in working with us to resolve this matter.”

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