How to answer that age old question of: “what’s for dinner tonight?”

Do you often find yourself struggling to think of meal ideas for yourself or your loved one? It can be time consuming to prepare a nutritious meal, with possible dietary restrictions, that also tastes good. You also need to consider the time it takes to purchase the ingredients as well as the clean up time.

There are a variety of meal programs available now. These programs provide healthy meals that can be accommodating to you or your loved one’s specific needs and can be delivered right to your doorstep.

You have so many things on your plate, especially as the care for yourself or your loved one increases. Do yourself a favor and take this off your plate. You can even try it for a month to see how it goes as a sort of trial period. It is so important to be mindful of your daily stressors and find ways of eliminating them when possible. These programs were created for this exact reason. They provide some reprieve when things become overwhelming.

Listed below you will find a few tasty meal delivery options:

1.) Chefs for Seniors

This program boasts professional chefs who bring fresh ingredients and cook delicious homemade meals, right in your own kitchen. You can schedule weekly or bi-weekly visits with their chef. The chefs are fully insured, licensed and undergo background checks. There are no long-term contracts.

2.) Healthy Chef Creations

Personalized individual meals delivered fresh, not frozen delivered directly to your door once per week. They even offer meals and programs to accommodate special dietary restrictions.

3.) Magic Kitchen

All of these dishes are chef-prepared, fully cooked and flash-frozen to preserve flavor and quality. They provide Senior Complete Meal program and caters to your needs whether it be low-sodium, diabetic friendly, renal diet, etc. No contract necessary.

4.) Meals on Wheels

Delivering meals to home-bound seniors. Each meal provides at least one-third of the recommended daily nutrients for older adults. The individual must be 60 years of age or older and assessed as home-bound to receive Meals on Wheels.

As one ages, it becomes all the more necessary for proper nutrition. Studies show that a good diet in your later years reduces your risk of osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease and certain cancers. Eating healthy, well-balanced meals are crucial to your overall well-being. In the midst of dealing with all of you or your loved ones care needs, this area can often be overlooked or simply too difficult to manage. Take advantage of one of these exciting programs today to see which one might be a good fit for you. The Denver Senior Care team is available to help get you started with one of these meal options today.