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July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

During Fiscal Year 2018, a total of 60,869 meals were served. Volunteers delivered 29,907 meals, traveling a combined total over 276 miles five days a week, to homebound elderly and handicapped persons aged 18-59 to parts of Monroe, Marion and Ralls counties. Hot congregate and home delivered meals are served in Monroe City six days a week in Monroe City and five days a week in Palmyra; a total of 30,962 congregate meals were served in FY’ 18.


Over 351 home-visits were completed to homebound residents in Monroe City, Perry, Center, Palmyra, Philadelphia, Rensselaer, Indian Creek and the surrounding rural areas between these towns.


The Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center expanded its in-home services. They currently serve the elderly in Marion, Monroe and Ralls counties. A total of 76 unduplicated elderly clients were provided 4,552 hours of personal care, homemaker chore and respite services.


Assisted 2,423 persons with outreach, I & A, Home Injury Control Education, Nutrition Education, Medication Management Education, Public Education, Elder Abuse, Home Injury Control Education, Legal Assistance, Public Education, CLAIM and Affordable Care Act in the North east Missouri Region.


Over 140 unduplicated volunteers provided 8,521 hours of volunteer service.


Approximately 475 newsletters were distributed monthly throughout Monroe City, Perry, Palmyra, Rensselaer, Indian Creek, Philadelphia, Hunnewell, Stoutsville and Center.


Over 120 personal Get Well, Sympathy or Thinking of You cards were sent to participants of the Monroe City and Palmyra Nutrition Centers.


32 Health Clinics were held throughout the year at the Monroe City and Palmyra sites. Approximately 95 flu shots were administered at the Monroe City and Palmyra Nutrition Centers.


Eighteen seniors participate in the exercise classes at the Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center. Chair exercises are offered on Monday, Tuesday and Fridays and Yoga is held twice a week at the Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center.


A program on Fire Prevention and a fire drill is held annually at the Monroe City and Palmyra Senior Centers.


The Monroe City and Palmyra Nutrition Centers participate in their local community events. Some of which include 4th of July & Christmas Parade, and Christmas is Caring. This year the Monroe City had 11 volunteers walk in the Independence Day parade. They dressed as Super Heroes