Senior Nutrition Program

Funding is provided for these programs by Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging.

The YMCA of McDonough County Senior Center is located at 400 East Calhoun, Macomb Illinois 61455

Senior Center Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 - 5:00 pm
Appointments taken Monday - Friday
8:00 - 3:00 pm
Closed for major holidays.


Congregate meals are provided five days a week and are a wonderful way to get out of the house and socialize while getting a nutritious hot lunch. Different activities are planned around lunch so spending a few hours in the Center is a great way to be active and be social in a day.

Home Delivers Meals (HDM) are also provided five days a week to those 60 and older and who are considered home-bound. Our Outreach employee will make as assessment in your home to see if you qualify. Referrals are also made by area agencies. Getting a home-delivered meal is very beneficial for seniors enabling many to remain in their home.

Both Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals require a reservation. Please call 309-837-5733 by 1 pm the day before if you are interested in a hot, delicious, nutritious meal!

Suggested donation for those 60+:

Congregate: $4.50 (>60) - $6.50 (<60)
MDM: $5.50


Fortunately, there are other meal sites in McDonough County. Congregate and HDMs are also available in Bushnell and Colchester.

Dine-In Meals Sites:
  • Macomb: Monday - Friday 11:30am - Call 309-837-5733
  • Bushnell: Monday - Friday 11:15am - Call 309-772-2279
  • Colchester: Mon, Wed, Thurs 11:30am - Call 309-776-4336


Meals are served year-round except for major holidays (New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after, and Christmas Day). Additional days will be noted in the monthly newsletter, The Visitor.

If the local school district cancels school due to bad weather, or the streets are unsafe for meal delivery drivers, meals will be cancelled. Seniors need to listen to the following radio stations for cancellation announcements:

Macomb News Now  104.7  WLMD-FM
Backroad Country    95.9    WNLF-FM
K100                                 WKAI-FM
Classic                    103     WJEQ-FM
Good Time Oldies     104.0 WMQZ-FM
Positive                   103.7 151AM/WYEC-FM