Healthy nutrition is important at any age. There are several nutrition programs in place to make sure Brea seniors have access to healthy, nutritious, and delicious meals. From enjoying a leisurely meal at the Senior Center with friends, taking home a freshly prepared salad, or stocking up on grocery items, we have you covered. Explore your options below.
Senior Lunch Café Program
All Brea residents are invited to have lunch at the Brea Senior Center. Lunch is provided by Meals on Wheels Orange County, Monday through Thursday, and served promptly at noon. Monthly menus are posted at the Senior Center, in the senior publication What’s Doin’ and online. The congregate lunch dining program serves a wide variety of delicious, healthy lunches where guests enjoy a tasty meal along with friendly conversation and fellowship. For all meals, a donation of $3 or more per meal is suggested for those 62 years of age and older. The fee for those less than 60 years of age is $5. Free shuttle transportation is provided for qualifying Brea seniors on a space available basis.
Special Friday Lunch
Friday lunch is a special treat at the Brea Senior Center. We cater out to local restaurants or have our very own Chef Francesco whip us up a tasty meal. Monthly menus are posted at the Senior Center, in the What’s Doin’ newsletter, and online. Seniors 60 and older may join for just $4. Anyone under the age of 60 may join for $5. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required at least one day in advance.
Senior Grocery Program
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Once a week, individuals are able to pick up a selection of fresh produce, dairy products, and shelf-stable dry goods. Only one bag per household.
Provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County
Chef Francesco’s Fresh Food to Go
Make life a little easier... Fresh Food To Go is designed with the active senior in mind, this service allows you to purchase fresh & healthy meals to take home and enjoy on your own schedule, all for only $4. Call 714-990-7750 for menu details and how to order.
Home Delivered Meals Program
The Brea Senior Center’s Home Delivered Meal Program is a community-based volunteer effort distributing nutritious meals to home-bound Brea seniors, Monday through Friday. In partnership with Meals on Wheels Orange County, Brea offers home delivered meal for seniors (60 years and older) who are unable to shop for and/or prepare nutritious meals. The service is designed to provide both long-term and short-term help for disabled, frail, or chronically ill seniors, as well as offer regular outside contact and encouragement from a caring volunteer. For more information, please contact our Case Manager at 714-990-7781.
Get involved by volunteering to bring meals to seniors in your community today!
Local Food Banks
Christ Lutheran Food Bank
820 W. Imperial Hwy.
Brea, CA 92821
EV Free Fullerton
2801 Brea Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92835
St. Angela Merici Food Bank
575 S. Walnut Ave.
Brea, CA 92821