PUBLIC NOTICE: Rockwall County awarded federal funds for emergency food, shelter programs

PUBLIC NOTICE: Rockwall County awarded federal funds for emergency food, shelter programs

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (March 21, 2024) – The Rockwall County Local Regional Emergency Food and Shelter Board #8332-00 HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)/FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM. Rockwall County has been chosen to receive $ 49,070.00 in Phase 41 funding to […]

“What is Sundowning”; free webinar by Meals on Wheels Senior Services and Area Agency on Aging

“What is Sundowning”; free webinar by Meals on Wheels Senior Services and Area Agency on Aging

Rockwall, TX (January 31, 2024) – Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County and Area Agency on Aging announce a free webinar for family members and professionals who may be caring for those with dementia. This online event is schedule for February 13 beginning at 2:00pm and will cover some of the behaviors and […]

Meals on Wheels Senior Services receives grant award to fund meals

Meals on Wheels Senior Services receives grant award to fund meals

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 12, 2024) Meals on Wheels Senior Services (MOWSS) announced it is the recipient of its first grant from the Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation, which funds a range of social service needs across North Texas, including Rockwall County. The awarded funding will go directly to the Nutrition program providing nutritionally […]

North Central Texas Area on Aging: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program assistance

North Central Texas Area on Aging: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program assistance

Rockwall, TX (January 2, 2024) – The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program provides temporary assistance to grandparents with primary custody of grandchildren under 18. The program’s case managers assess the needs of grandparents and arrange services that support their goals. These services include respite vouchers that can be used for daycare or summer camp, help with […]

Placemats for Seniors

Placemats for Seniors

Rockwall, TX (December 11, 2023) – The Rowlett Quilt Guild presented 320 homemade placemats to Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County on December 6, 2023. These placemats will be given as Christmas presents to each senior that is homebound and receiving their meals at home. Many of these seniors are not able to […]

Managing the Holidays: Family caregivers online discussion

Managing the Holidays: Family caregivers online discussion

Rockwall, TX (November 30, 2023) – Join in a yearly interactive conversation on December 11 at 12:00pm about holiday activities and stressors when you are a caregiver. What are your challenges, what has worked for you in the past, what have you had to change from traditional celebrations, and how do you balance caregiving and […]

Generous $1.29M challenge grant from Mabee Foundation paves way for new Senior Life Center in Rockwall

Generous $1.29M challenge grant from Mabee Foundation paves way for new Senior Life Center in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 19. 2023) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County is proud to announce a $1.29 million challenge grant from the J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation of Midland, TX, providing significant momentum and support for the construction of a Senior Life Center. The grant will provide a significant portion of the funds […]

Long distance caregiving resources from Rockwall Meals on Wheels

Long distance caregiving resources from Rockwall Meals on Wheels

Rockwall, TX (September 29, 2023) – What do you do as a caregiver when a loved one needs something and you do not live nearby? Long distance caregiving is a challenge whether you are an hour away or a flight out. Preparedness and planning can alleviate stress when situations arise unexpectedly. Often, these unexpected scenarios […]

Rockwall Meals on Wheels and North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging to offer free, online Hospice 101 workshop

Rockwall Meals on Wheels and North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging to offer free, online Hospice 101 workshop

Rockwall, TX (August 24, 2023) – Hospice Care can paint a picture that is different for many. Is it confirmation of the end? Is it too soon? Is it a relief? Am I ready? Am I prepared? Do I really understand what Hospice means? Do my loved ones understand? Who can I talk to? A […]

More than a Meal: Gala planned to help provide critical services, support for local seniors

More than a Meal: Gala planned to help provide critical services, support for local seniors

Rockwall, TX (August 7, 2023) – Nourishment. Independence. Support. Opportunity. Community. Purpose. Hope. Grace. Dignity. Is there simply ONE of these words that resonates most with a senior citizen? At Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County, we address ALL of them! Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are OPEN for our 2023 “AND SO IT […]

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