MVES Serves Up Cultural Cuisine in Medford

A culinary cultural exchange was held in Medford recently. Medford Council on Aging has been trying out all the cultural meal options offered by Mystic Valley Elder Services (MVES). Medford Director of Elder Affairs Pamela Kelly partnered with MVES for the latest tasting – a Chinese luncheon.

About 100 people attended, and the menu was a big hit with all. Everyone was excited when seconds were offered! The Medford Senior Center was filled with delicious smells, themed décor–ations, and happy residents chatting as they enjoyed their special meal. Ms. Kelly also arranged for a live performance of Chinese music.

Mystic Valley Elder Services is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that has served older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers for nearly 50 years. MVES offers nutritious meals, with a variety of cultural and dietary options, in 11 communities. The organization also provides thousands of home-delivered meals each year.

For more about MVES’ Nutrition programs, or to learn about other services provided by MVES, contact 781-324-7705 or visit

Caption for photo #2: Medford Director of Elder Affairs Pamela Kelly helped serve MVES’ Chinese Cultural meal at Medford Senior Center.

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