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Meals on Wheels Director Says Senior Center Needed

Why doesn’t western Nevada County have a senior center? That’s a question the director of Gold Country Community Services has been asking since she took the job here just over a year ago, and is still asking…

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Janeth Marroletti oversees the Meals on Wheels and other programs, but says there’s no one-stop place where seniors can go. Many seniors are home-bound, so Marroletti says getting them in to a center on occasions would greatly improve their quality of life…

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Marroletti says her organization can guide government and other entities on what seniors would need, but it would take a larger effort to get a facility built. A senior center was located at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, but lost its lease in 2009. The Meals on Wheels program moved to an apartment complex on Old Tunnel Road.

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