Meal Delivery

Eligibility Guidelines

The Truckee-North Tahoe Meals on Wheels program helps local seniors live independently at home as long as possible. Freshly prepared meals are delivered daily to seniors who have a medical need for nutritious meals.

 Service Area

Entire Truckee Community

Kings Beach, Tahoe City & West Shore (Placer County)

Incline Village & Crystal Bay


Meals on Wheels Eligibility Guidelines 

1.  Participants must be age 60 (Native Americans age 50 or older in Washoe County).

2.  Senior must be primarily home bound (leaves only for necessities) and without meal preparation assistance during the day.

3.  The senior must be lacking in two or more areas of Activities of Daily Living: bathing, toileting, dressing, eating, transferring, standing for lengthy periods.

4.  Respiratory problems or mobility Issues.

5.  Recent surgery or hospitalization.

6.  Cognitive or other mental impairment.

7.  Caregiving spouse may also qualify.

Meal Delivery FAQ

How do I sign up for meal delivery?

Review the eligibility guidelines below, then give us a call at (530) 550-7600.

What's on the menu? 

Click on monthly menu to see our planned meals. 

How often do you deliver meals?

We deliver meals daily, Monday through Friday 11:30am - 1:30pm.  Weekend and holiday frozen meals are available for those interested and are delivered in advance of the weekend or holiday.

What do I have to pay for my meal?

Meals on Wheels is a contribution program and participants contribute as they are able.  A contribution of $4 per meal is welcomed.

What happens if you can't deliver my meal?

Sierra Senior Services provides a proactive program; we will deliver a meal in advance of storms if there is a threatening system coming through the Sierras.   

What if I can't have extra sodium?

 All meals are low sodium. 

SIERRA SENIOR SERVICES MEAL PARTICIPANT FEEDBACK

At Sierra Senior Services, it is important that our seniors continue to find the meal program both satisfactory and helping them to age strong and live long! Our volunteers and staff are dedicated each day to provide quality food and reliable services.

If you have any concerns you would like to share with us, please write out your comments and return to our office or give to your volunteer driver. We will follow up to ensure both a timely response and recommended resolution. In addition, we welcome positive feedback regarding the meals, service delivery and benefits of the program. You may contact the agency’s Executive Director, Sharon Romack directly by calling 530-550-7600 or emailing sharon@sierraseniors.org.

STEP 1 Meal Participant provides comments/concerns

Your comments should be as detailed as possible (including dates, meals and individuals). Comments should be written by you. If communication is received over the phone by Sierra Senior Services, a staff member will repeat the comments back to you for accuracy.

STEP 2 Response to the Meal Participant

You will be contacted within five business days. You will be informed in writing. If a conversation about the incident or concern is done over the phone, this communication will be based upon the incident report. This step will be approved by the Executive Director.

STEP 3 Resolution

This step will clearly define a resolution of the reported incident or concern. The resolution will also reflect that you agree with the results. Final resolution will be reported to the Sierra Senior Services Board of Directors. Any incident or concern that indicates an unsatisfactory resolution may involve follow up action.

Again, all of this is to ensure you are pleased and satisfied with our services!

Sierra Senior Services serving Truckee, Tahoe City, Kings Beach and Incline Village.
10040 Estates Drive | P O Box 4152 | Truckee, CA 96161
Phone: 530-550-7600 | info@sierraseniors.org
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