ST. CHARLES COUNCIL ON AGING, INC

Congregate Meals

Provision, to an eligible client or other eligible participant at a nutrition site, senior center or some other congregate setting, a meal which complies with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (published by the Secretaries of the Department of Health and Human Services and the United States Department of Agriculture; provides, if one meal is served, a minimum of 33 and 1/3 percent of the current daily Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) as established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences; provides, if two meals are served, together, a minimum of 66 and 2/3 percent of the current daily RDA; although there is no requirement regarding the percentage of the current daily RDA which an individual meal must provide, a second meal shall be balanced and proportional in calories and nutrients; and, provides, if three meals are served, together, 100 percent of the current daily RDA; although there is no requirement regarding the percentage of the current daily RDA which an individual meal must provide, a second and third meals shall be balanced and proportional in calories and nutrients.

Council on Aging has three locations where a hot nutritious meal is served Monday through Friday in a group setting click here for location nearest you.                                                                                              

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