Healthy Senior Living Initiative – Food Rx

Program Overview

This program designed to assist low-income 55 and over older adults improve their overall health and wellness thereby aging in place gracefully.

Guidelines

Participants must meet the following guidelines for enrollment:

  • Low income Detroit resident who is 55 years old or over
  • Uninsured or underinsured
  • Senior who may have diabetes, pre-diabetic, obesity, hypertension, or high cholesterol.

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Program Components

Free quarterly health screenings

In partnership with the HUDA Clinic; Free transportation to screenings if needed.

Food prescription

In partnership with Forgotten Harvest and Eastern Market. Assistance with food delivery as needed.

Case coordination

Involves deliberately coordinating care activities such as aerobic classes, cooking classes, health seminars and sharing information among all participants to improve overall healthy living.

 

For more information please contact:

Jaida Franklin
Senior Advocate
313-526-4000 Ext. 1253
jfranklin@matrixhs.org