Posts Tagged ‘Meals on Wheels’

Alumna Lauren Vance fills bellies and hearts through Meals on Wheels [VIDEO]

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If you heard USF’s College of Public Health alumna Lauren Vance singing to herself about rice and beans as she packs her car, you might think she’s a little too excited for lunch. But to the hundreds of community members who receive a hot meal daily through Meals on Wheels of Tampa, Vance’s passion and […]

Dr. Lauri Wright examines the impact of home-delivered meals for the elderly

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“Seniors that are malnourished are weaker, have less functionality and more hospital admissions,” said Dr. Lauri Wright, assistant professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. “It’s not a good course.” As an advocate of the Older Americans Act, Dr. Wright decided it was time to gather more tangible […]