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For: Immediate Release March 10, 1998
Contacts: Dar Veverka (410) 366-VEGE
Suzanne Havala, MS, RD



MEATLESS ALTERNATIVES FOR SENIORS

The Vegetarian Resource Group and The National Meals on Wheels Foundation have collaborated to develop vegetarian meal plan options. These can be used at Meals on Wheels sites or by other programs or individuals. The menus meet the USDA standards for senior meal programs under Title III-C of the Older Americans Act.

Now available from The Vegetarian Resource Group is a handout which includes the four weeks of vegetarian menus, six vegetarian recipes each providing servings for 25 people, A Senior's Guide to Good Nutrition, and Vegetarianism in a Nutshell.

Featured in the guide are also ideas for making meals a little easier, as well as common problems and suggested solutions. Some older people may find meal planning is more burdensome if shopping or preparing meals is difficult.

Arthritis, for instance, or impaired hearing or poor eyesight may make it hard to drive to the grocery store, to read food labels or package instructions, or to open bottles and handle cooking utensils. For all these reasons, it may be necessary for meals to be simple, quick, and convenient to prepare.

To order the 20-page Meatless Menu Alternatives For Seniors, send five first class stamps to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203. For more information on vegetarianism, visit the VRG web site at <www.vrg.org>.

The Vegetarian Resource Group is a non-profit organization which educates the public about vegetarianism. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs.




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