ISELIN, N.J. (December 23, 2020) – SmartLinx Solutions, a leader in workforce management solutions for post-acute care and senior living organizations, today announced support for Meals on Wheels America, a national leadership organization that supports 5,000 community programs dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger.
In addition to facing the greatest health risk from COVID-19, a growing number of seniors suffer from hunger and isolation. SmartLinx wanted to help Meals on Wheels fulfill its mission of supporting seniors struggling with food insecurity and isolation.
“We are honored to support Meals on Wheels during these trying times. Every day we speak to senior care organizations striving to care for the most vulnerable members of society amid the pandemic. We believe every senior should have access to the nutrition and services they need and are thrilled to help in any way we can,” said SmartLinx Chief Customer Officer Mary Ann Mirto.
Before the pandemic hit, about 9.6 million seniors in the U.S. battled food insecurity and isolation. Local Meals on Wheels chapters have witnessed an average 47% increase in the demand for their support while 97% reported rising expenses.
About Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels America is the leadership organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network serves virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. By providing funding, leadership, education, research and advocacy support, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time.
Founded in 2000, SmartLinx cares for those who care. Used in thousands of leading organizations, SmartLinx’s workforce management solution suite helps skilled nursing and senior care providers manage people and processes by harnessing the power of real-time data. Its solution includes talent acquisition and onboarding, human resources, benefits, payroll, time & attendance, scheduling, compliance, and business analytics. The company is headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey.
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