At 91 years of age, Sally no longer drives and has no family living in the area. She suffers from macular degeneration, diabetes and other health problems. But with the support of Keystone Community Services and other helping agencies, the spirited St. Paulite gets by just fine in her tidy home...
Frequently Asked Questions
Learn more about Meals on Wheels
Who is eligible for Meals on Wheels?
- Seniors 60 years of age and older who are homebound or unable to prepare their own meals are eligible.
- Individuals under 60 years of age who are unable to prepare their own meals are eligible through waivered programs or private pay.
What area does the program cover?
Keystone Meals on Wheels recipients live in the Merriam Park, West 7th, Midway, Macalester-Groveland, Como Park, St. Anthony and Highland Park neighborhoods in St. Paul. Call Metro Meals on Wheels at 612-623-3363 to get more information about the Meals on Wheels provider in your neighborhood.
Who are the volunteer drivers?
Meals are delivered by trained Keystone volunteer drivers. Volunteers include parents with young children, retirees, corporate employees, college staff and students. Volunteers can deliver weekly or monthly, depending on their availability. A background check is required for all volunteers. Click here for more information about volunteering.
What kinds of meals and diets are available?
Meal options include a hot daily meal, a fresh daily meal for reheating at the recipient's convenience, or a frozen weekly meal pack.
Meals on Wheels can accommodate the following dietary needs:
- Regular (no restrictions)
- Salt restricted
- Mechanical soft
- Culturually specific
What is the cost?
The cost of the meal is determined in collaboration with the recipient.
For more information, call Metro Meals on Wheels at 612-623-3363 or you can call the Keystone Senior Program at 651-645-7424 or 651-298-5493.