FORT HALL — The Elderly Nutrition Program invites Tribal seniors’ age 55 and older who belong to a federally recognized Tribe to come in and fill out an intake form at the Nutrition office located at the north side of the old casino building.
The program also serves guest meals for those who are age 54 and younger. The costs of guest meals are $8 Monday through Friday. Serving time is 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Title VI Elderly Nutrition Program provides an opportunity for tribal elders to access a well-balanced meal that will enhance intake, improve nutritional status and provide a social outlet for the elderly. We have coffee to drink, TV to watch, games to play and crafts in the afternoon. The Nutrition dining room is open 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Exercise class for the Elders/Caregivers are offered every Tuesday & Thursday at 11 a.m. The Diabetes program also completes free blood pressure and blood sugar tests every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.
Bingo games are played after lunch, starting at 12:10 p.m. A player must play three games to be able to play in the blackout game. Just a reminder, during Bingo games children 17 years of age and younger are not allowed in the cafeteria.
The Elderly Nutrition Program Elder Halloween masquerade with a costume contest October 30 starting at 11 a.m. the menu is spaghetti w/meat sauce, green beans, bread sticks and apple crisp. If you’re an elder and going to enter the masquerade contest please come through the grill entrance door to register at 10:30 to 10:50 a.m.
The Nutrition Program Veterans luncheon is November 8 held at Golden Corral in Pocatello.
If you have any questions or need transportation please call the office — Joyce Hayes, Director at 208-478-3858; Myra Fred, Caregiver Coordinator at 208-478-3765; Julie Edmo, Secretary at 208-478-3859; kitchen/driver 208-478-3715.