As the Holidays approach you will see that it is not uncommon for many people, including seniors are without a place to go. Many of them have lost family members or live to far from relatives and spend the holidays alone. For caregivers who have patients with a circumstance like this, it is important to promote socialization around these times to prevent depression or social isolation. Here are some places around the Coachella Valley that offer a Thanksgiving dinner for a small donation or free.
Senior centers around the Valley are having a Thanksgiving lunch available on Wednesday the twenty-fifth.
• Mizell Senior Center – Located on 480 S Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
For more information call (760) 323-5689
• Joslyn Senior Center – Located on 73750 Catalina Way, Palm Desert, CA 92260
For more information call (760) 340-3220
For those who can pick up food and cook their own meals at home, there are some local churches giving away turkeys and food boxes to low income families. However there is a limited supply and they are first come first serve.
• Coachella Valley Rescue Mission – PO Box 10660 Indio, CA 92202
They are giving food boxes and hot meals, for more information please call (760) 347-3512
On Sunday November 14th the United Methodist Church of Palm Springs is having a Thanksgiving dinner from nine in the morning to three in the afternoon. Call for details: (760) 327-5931