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Meals On Wheels giving holiday gifts to neediest participants

What: Meals On Wheels will be giving 350 Warmest Wishes holiday gift bags to some of its neediest meal
recipients. These bags contain toiletries, tissues, lap blankets, homemade placemats, and other
practical items, and convey to Meals On Wheels participants that they are not forgotten during the
holiday season. This delivery is also part of Subaru’s Share the Love Event. The Warmest Wishes gift
bags are made possible by Meals On Wheels, Doyle Chevrolet Subaru, and generous donors.

When: Thursday, December 6th, 2018
11:30AM: Interviews with Meals On Wheels and Doyle Chevrolet Subaru representatives
11:45AM: The holiday gift bag delivery will begin. Media is welcome.

Where: Interviews will take place in the Doyle Chevrolet Subaru showroom (740 Ridge Road, Webster)                         prior to leaving on for the delivery route.

About Meals On Wheels, a program of UR Medicine Home Care
Visiting Nurse Service established the local Meals On Wheels program, the third oldest in the United States, in 1958 and has since served millions of meals. The program ensures that over 1,400 individuals throughout the year receive safety checks during the day and delivers approximately 215,000 meals per year. For many seniors and homebound residents who cannot get to a store or stand in a kitchen for long periods of time, Meals On Wheels is essential for their health and well-being. All meals are overseen by a registered dietician and contain one third of a senior’s daily recommended dietary allowances. For more information about donating, call (585) 787-8748. To volunteer, call 585-787-TEAM (8326) or visit urmhomecare.org.

About UR Medicine Home Care
UR Medicine Home Care encompasses UR Medicine’s not-for-profit, Medicare-certified home health care agencies, licensed home care agencies, and hospice programs. Licensed by the State of New York, its affiliates serve patients in Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, Seneca and Yates counties, and when taken together is one of the largest full-service home health systems in the nation. Services include nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapies, assistance with daily activities (home health aide services), Meals On Wheels, Hospice (in homes and facilities), Nurse-Family Partnership, Assistive Technology, Health Home care management, and Telehealth. For more information, call 585-787-2233 or visit urmhomecare.org

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