Story: Older people

Meals on Wheels (2nd of 2)

Meals on Wheels

In 2008, 79-year-old volunteer Doris Fiddell had been delivering meals in Auckland for 45 years. Meals on Wheels is an important social service for many older people and is often staffed by older volunteers. 

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Peggy Koopman-Boyden, 'Older people - Lifestyles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/26707/meals-on-wheels (accessed 5 August 2020)

Story by Peggy Koopman-Boyden, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Aug 2018