Meals on Wheels of Shawnee and Jefferson Counties, Inc. delivers hot meals to the homebound, elderly and those with disabilities in Shawnee and Jefferson counties each weekday. Meals on Wheels also provides a daily safety check for clients. Meals are nutritionally balanced, provide variety and are tailored to meet special dietary needs.
The underlying objective of the program is to prevent deterioration of the elderly and individuals with disabilities in the community, thus making it possible for them to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible.
At BCBSKS, 80 employees regularly deliver meals to Topekans who cannot leave their homes.