Home-Delivered Meals

Why Home-Delivered Meals Are Important

In the US, 48.1 million people live in households with food insecurity – meaning they do not have access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Of those people, a significant percentage are seniors. Seniors with food insecurity tend to have more medical and mobility challenges, and even older adults above the poverty level can also be at risk for food insecurity, particularly if they are unable to shop for and prepare foods.

Studies show that home-delivered meals significantly improve diet quality, nutrient intake, and reduce food insecurity and nutritional risk.

How GA Foods Can Help
    • Home-delivered meals for seniorsGA Foods’ specially trained Field Service Representatives (FSRs) deliver meals personally to the members’ homes. They are the second set of eyes and can report any concerns to case managers.
    • FSRs can unpack meals for the member. Meals are only left on doorsteps if specifically requested by the recipient and approved by the case manager. FSRs undergo extensive criminal background checks, driving record review, and drug screening.
    • Proprietary tablet technology enables GA Foods to track meal delivery in real-time, capture electronic signatures for record keeping, and conduct custom surveys of meal recipients with real-time results.
    • Our multi-lingual and HIPAA-compliant care team supports case managers and clients/members in our care.
    • Care Team Representatives are trained to manage concerns for the well-being of our client members reported by our Field Service Representatives.  We will call 911 in an emergency and contact the assigned Case Manager immediately.
    • Executive Chef Michael Thrash crafts SunMeadow-brand home-delivered meals.Menus are
      • Developed by Registered Dietitians to meet the unique nutrient requirements of senior adults
      • Designed to meet or exceed the recommended nutrition guidelines for older adults
      • Accompanied by complete nutrient analysis of each meal as well as an overall analysis for each weekly package
    • Culinary experts prepare our high-quality meals. Our executive chef adds flavor and flair to familiar foods that appeal to the generations of consumers we serve. Better tasting meals mean seniors will eat and have better health outcomes.
    • GA Foods offers over 60 fresh frozen and shelf stable meals.
    • We offer meals that are heart-healthy and diabetic-friendly.
    • Meals are prepared in USDA-inspected and approved facilities where an independent USDA inspector is onsite during all meal preparation to ensure proper procedures are used for food safety.

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