Pasco County operates eight congregate dining centers for adults 60 and older, funded in part by the Older Americans Act. The meals are free, but donations are encouraged. The county also delivers meals to homes of the elderly through two programs: The Elderly Nutrition Program, also funded in part by the Older Americans Act, delivers meals for free, but donations are encouraged. The Meals on Wheels program requires a registration fee and a $5 fee per meal. For meal options or to volunteer, call (727) 834-3340 in west Pasco; (352) 521-5174 in east Pasco; or (813) 929-1231 in central Pasco.
Monday: Sites are closed, and there are no deliveries due to observance of Independence Day.
Tuesday: Smothered chicken breast, lima beans, rutabagas with diced red peppers, French bread with margarine, peanut butter cookie, low-fat milk.
Wednesday: Cream of tomato soup, cheeseburger with ketchup and mustard, baked beans, yellow corn with diced tomato, hamburger bun, fresh fruit, low-fat milk.
Thursday: Sliced smoked sausage and butter bean casserole, spinach, carrot cuts, white bread with margarine, pears, low-fat milk.
Friday: Barbecue chicken leg quarter, mashed potatoes, broccoli, whole-grain wheat bread with margarine, mixed fruit, low-fat milk.