Monique M. Demopoulos
March 16, 2022
By Monique M. Demopoulos
Small Egg Harbor Township joins Tuckerton and other communities in Ocean County and all-around the nation in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Nourishment Act with the March for Foods campaign.
On March 22, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed into legislation a evaluate that amended the More mature Individuals Act of 1965 to incorporate a nutrition system for people today ages 60 and more mature. For 5 a long time the landmark regulation has assisted to fund neighborhood-based businesses such as Meals on Wheels to fulfill the dietary and social demands of more mature adults.
The March for Foods marketing campaign aims to carry on to combat foods insecurity, malnutrition and social isolation, and help independence and improved health amid seniors for yrs to occur.
Especially as the senior population continues to improve considerably, action is desired to aid the regional Meals on Wheels plan through volunteering, donations and increasing awareness to make certain these critical providers keep on for the following 50 several years.
The Little Egg Harbor mayor and township committee urge residents to just take this month to honor the Meals on Wheels method, the seniors they serve and the caring volunteers who enable combat senior hunger and isolation in The united states.
Throughout the March 10 Minimal Egg Harbor committee meeting, Committeeman Daniel Maxwell offered a proclamation to Foods on Wheels representative Heather Dijon.
Maxwell urged residents to access out if they know a senior citizen in need to have. —M.M.D.