Strapped: Meals on Wheels In Aiken Struggles To Serve Amid Budget Cuts

Significant cuts to Aiken, S.C.’s Council on Aging have diminished its ability to serve the needs of its senior population. Since 2008, the Meals on Wheels budget has been cut by 20 percent each year and the waiting list has doubled to nearly 650 people.

More On Aiken’s Aging Population:

– Read: S.C. City’s Aging Population Offers A Glimpse Of The Future

– Watch: ‘Foster Grandparent’ Program Lets Generations Help Each Other

– Watch: ‘Project Lifesaver’ Tracks Wandering Seniors With Dementia