Pasco County operates seven congregate dining centers for adults ages 60 and older, funded in part by the Older Americans Act. There is no charge for the meals, 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 at no charge, 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: New York strip patty, garlic mashed potatoes, garden peas with mushrooms, white bread with margarine, peaches and low-fat milk.
Tuesday: Smothered chicken breast, lima beans, rutabagas with diced red peppers, French bread with two margarines, peanut butter cookie and low-fat milk.
Wednesday: Cream of tomato soup, cheeseburger with ketchup and mustard, baked beans, yellow corn with diced tomato, hamburger bun, fresh fruit and low-fat milk.
Thursday: Sliced smoked sausage and butter bean casserole, spinach, carrot cuts, white bread with margarine, pears and low-fat milk.
Friday: Barbecue chicken leg quarter, mashed potatoes, broccoli, whole grain wheat bread with margarine, mixed fruit and low-fat milk.