The MA Meals on Wheels Association is the recipient of this year’s NANASP/ Pfizer Vaccine Awareness Campaign grant. The grant award is $3,500. This money will be used to help offset costs associated with production and dissemination of materials used to raise awareness and motivate older adults to get vaccines including flu, pneumococcal, shingles, and tetanus boosters.
About NANASP (National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Program): NANASP is a leading organization advocating for community-based senior nutrition programs and their staff. With members from across the United States, they are able to impact local, state and national public policy to maintain and improve the health and well-being of all older persons.
About the Massachusetts Meals on Wheels Association: MAMOW is an advocacy organization made up of twenty-six Nutrition Program Directors who are part of the Aging Services Access Point network in MA. The group shares best practices, keeps an eye on current political issues affecting nutrition, and develops plans to support legislative action.