The Bloomfield Senior Center will be producing daily hot meals starting May 3. The center will be serving a hot nutritious meal for carry-out or home delivery if meeting homebound guidelines.
Individuals can reserve a hot meal by calling 664-1167 the day before. Nutrition Sites will remain closed for in-house dining and activities.
The Milton Site will go to a four-day site. Home deliveried meals will be delivered every Tuesday and Thursday providing one hot meal and one cold meal each delivery day.
When Milestones AAA Nutrition sites do open back up for dine-in meals and activities, practices will be put into place to help stop the spread of COVID-19. These practices will be posted and shared as we get closer to reopening.
Fresh Conversations programs are now held virtually or via conference calls. Fresh Conversations is sponsored by Milestones Area Agency on Aging. The May programing choices offered: Phone Conference May 26 at 1:30 p.m. or Virtual Class Dates: May 27 at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Call to make a reservation for one of the class options at 855-410-6222 and ask for Joyce. One-time service registration required. Individuals will be given a phone number for the conference or emailed a link to join the virtual class. They will also be mailed a colorful participant newsletter complete with recipes and puzzles.
Home-delivery service is available for those 60 years of age and older. Currently it is available for those who meet the homebound guidelines. For more information, call 1-855-410-6222.
Milestones will once again be mailing out Farmer’s Market voucher applications starting in May. If you enrolled last year, you will automatically receive an application via mail. If applying for the first time, please call (855) 410-6222 to receive an application. Applications will also be available on the Milestones website by Mid-May, milestonesaaa.org. The vouchers will be mailed out in June.
The Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry is still available the first Thursday of each month from 4-5:30 p.m. The location for the Food Pantry: Apostolic Christian Church, 19420 Lilac Ave., Bloomfield. The Mobile Food Pantry is sponsored by the Food Bank of Iowa.