Red Cross to distribute meals to senior citizens in 2015

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THE Red Cross will continue delivering meals to hundreds of senior citizens in Palma in 2015.

Palma Council decided to extend for another year the €1.3 million service provided by the Red Cross since March 2014 – and paid for by the Council – thus making it possible for 700 people to continue getting their meals delivered to their home.

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Most of the senior citizens benefiting from the service are women (60.83 per cent) and older than 75 (68 per cent) and the large majority request lunch and dinner on a daily basis.

The service was created to support the autonomy of senior citizens at home. It also offers free time and entertainment activities.


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