As we age our ability to get around decreases. Many elderly people find it more and more difficult to make food in their home or ear out in a restaurant. That’s where senior meal delivery businesses come in. We are blessed in the Surprise and Goodyear, Arizona area to have a wide choice of senior meal deliver services.
Senior meal delivery businesses can bring delicious and nutritious meals right to a senior’s home. They come ready to eat. All the customer has to do is sit down and enjoy them. In this blog post we thought we would list out some of our favorite meal delivery services. Some of them are local to the Surprise and Goodyear area. Others are nationwide. We hope it helps you or someone in your family.
Senior Meal Delivery Services – The List
This list isn’t in any particular order. All services will provide an excellent choice of food at very reasonable prices.
These guys recently started out as a small family-run business in the Phoenix area. Their family has over 28 years in the food catering business however. They knew what they were doing. Over time they have grown Something Special into a solid business in Phoenix.
Although their website shows that they concentrate a lot of school lunches and corporate lunches, they also do senior meal delivery to people’s homes. They believe in high-quality, eco-friendly meals.
They are located in Cave Creek, Arizona. However, they can deliver all over the Phoenix Valley. You can see a list of towns where they deliver here. Currently they deliver to Goodyear but not Surprise. The delivery charge is only $10. If you are a regular customer and you order more than $100 from them at a time, they may waive the delivery fee. They normally deliver to people’s homes on Wednesdays from 6-9pm and Sundays 12-4PM or 4-8PM.
For senior home delivery, they can provide both individual and family style dinners. They can also deliver meal packages of several meals at once. All their food is organic or grass-fed. If you would like to set up a consultation with them, you can email them or call 480-600-1521. Here is their menu for senior meal delivery.
Meals On Wheels America Senior Meal Delivery Service
Most of you have probably heard about Meals on Wheels. It’s a wonderful charitable service that makes sure lower-income seniors don’t go hungry. The senior meal delivery service is run by thousands of volunteer groups and non-profit agencies across the country.
Homebound seniors receive the highest priority for this program. There are restrictions in some areas. The senior has to be unable to prepare their own meals. Sometimes the requirements include certain medical conditions, mental impairments, or physical disabilities.
When Meals on Wheels delivers to a home, they also do a safety inspection of the home and check the senior for any changes in their health. That way they may be able to identify medical problems before they become more serious.
To find a provider near you, just go to this page on their website and put in your zip code. They will give you the contact information.
Unfortunately, the demand for these services are great and the resources are limited. If you would like to donate to this great cause, you can do so here. If you can’t donate money, you can also volunteer your time.
My Errand Ally is very aptly named. They are an errand-running service for people who don’t have the time or the inclination to do it themselves. Located in Chandler Arizona, they serve all of Maricopa County and Tucson. Although they are not specifically a senior meal delivery service, they can deliver fresh groceries to a senior’s home. They can also help pick up prescriptions or any other day-to-day items a senior might need.
They also offer the Electronic Caregiver services that will monitor the senior in their home. By keeping track of vital signs and a give them a way to notify someone if there is a problem, the senior has a better chance of living at home longer.
In addition, if the senior is going out of town, they can watch the senior’s home while they are away, bring in the mail or put out the trash. That can give a senior a good piece of mind while they are visiting the grandchildren.
You can reach My Errand Ally through their website or give them a call at 602-499-5042.
Located in both Phoenix and Los Angeles, Sunfare prepares and delivers personalized healthy meals to homes. They are not only a senior meal delivery service. The company wants to deliver meals to all sorts of people. The meals are part of plans to help people lose weight and become healthy.
They have both weekly and monthly programs depending on the needs of their customers. Although they have several programs, they will make custom adjustments depending on the tastes of the person who is ordering. Some examples of the meal programs they sell are:
- Signature Diet – Diet-focused specializing in customization and great variety
- Paleo Program
- Fat Burn
- Optimal Cleanse
- Family Dinners
They rotate the meals over a month or more, so you have a very large variety. Each day’s meals are packaged up in a cooler to stay fresh. They are delivered to a person’s door by 7am each morning. All your loved one will have to do is heat them up when ready.
You can reach out to them through their contact page on their website, or call them at 866-786-3273.
Started in 2014, Meals of Joy is a non-profit located near our assisted living home in Goodyear, Arizona. They are a non-profit organization in the Southwest Phoenix area committed to helping seniors who can’t make meals on their own.
Meals of Joy delivers meals to Buckeye, Estrella, Goodyear and Litchfield Park. The company believes in bringing the kinds of meals to seniors that they remember from Sunday dinners growing up.
Fees for this senior meal delivery service are based on the senior’s ability to pay. They just want to make sure no senior goes hungry in their area.
Serving many cities in California and now in Phoenix, Martha’s Senior Gourmet provides a gourmet senior meal delivery service. They tailor their meals to the nutrition needs of seniors. Their meal plans can accommodate special diets such as:
- Low Potassium
- Low Sodium
- Pureed foods
- Gluten sensitive
- Vitamin K restrictive
- Congestive heart failure
And other diets. They can deliver all meals of the day or just dinner. They even have a dessert menu. You can also sign up for ‘Martha’s Monitoring Service’. With this service, the delivery driver will provide a report on how the senior is doing. They will note any apparent changes in the person health to see if they can do anything to help. This service is free of charge with the meal deliveries. You just have to sign up for it.
We hope this helps you find a good senior meal delivery service around Phoenix. Our first priority is to help seniors live in their homes for the rest of their lives. If for some reason that becomes too difficult, we hope you consider one of our assisted living homes in Goodyear or Surprise Arizona. Feel free to check out our homes in Surprise:
or our home in Goodyear. We wish you the best of luck. If we can help in any way, please let us know.