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Senior Community Meals

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Seniors find more than just a nutritious meal at a CVAA senior community meal!

“It's very nice for seniors to get together and share a good meal. The most important thing to me is the opportunity to socialize and take part in the activities. I'm very happy to be there.”

– Shirley

The community meals program is held at over 70 different locations. Programs vary from small rural gatherings, to senior centers, to an ever growing array of restaurants. 

Community meals & restaurant schedules by county:

In addition, CVAA's "restaurant ticket" program allows for a more intimate outing at many local restaurants. Seniors can make a $5 donation to receive a ticket to dine at one of the participating restaurants. Tickets are available the first of each month at the CVAA office at 76 Pearl St, Suite 201 in Essex Jct. If the 1st is on a Saturday or Sunday the tickets are available on the Friday before.

Participating Restaurants:

  • AJ's
  • Apollo Diner
  • Athen’s Diner
  • Bridge Street Cafe
  • Dutch Mill
  • Essex Grill
  • Good Times Cafe
  • Holiday Inn
  • IHOP Restaurant
  • JP’s Restaurant
  • Papa Nick’s
  • Pizza Hut
  • Pizza Put
  • Rays Seafood
  • St. Michael's College
  • The Colonial Room – Essex Tech

To learn more about Community Meals, call our Senior HelpLine at1-800-642-5119 or email us at

Download our Community Meals brochure