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The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, Nutrition Program Shop'N Eat (Subsidizing Healthy-food Options Plus Nutrition Education and Training) is a quarterly program that provides seniors an opportunity to purchase subsidized grocery cash cards and learn about various nutrition education topics to develop healthy eating habits. Each quarter the store selection will change. The program operates March, June, September and December months. 

Who is eligible?

Seniors who live in Anne Arundel County and are at least 60 years of age can purchase a Shop ‘n Eat Cash Card for use at any participating grocery store. Program is limited to one person per household. 

Participants must show proof of Anne Arundel county residency, and participate in the nutrition education every quarter to be eligible. Participants may pay by cash, check or money order only. 

Program Requirements

  • Anne Arundel County resident
  • 60 years or older
  • Must have valid state ID
  • Registration is MANDATORY!
  • Participate in the nutrition education each quarter
  • Pay by check, cash or money order
  • Late arrivals (15 minutes or more) will result in ineligibility to participate that day
  • Expect to be at distribution for up to 2 hrs this includes the nutrition education and the distribution time
  • If you are a “no show, no call” for your registered quarter you will be ineligible to participate in the next quarter 
  • Each quarter is separate from one another and requires registration every quarter

Registration Process

Registration for the 2019 March Shop 'N Eat program will be between January 31, 2019- February 1, 2019, between the hours of 8:00 am-4:00 pm each day. To register please call 410-222-0282 or email us at Please provide the following details when registering: full name, address, birthdate, phone number, and your senior center choice (dates and times for each location can be found below). 

Nutrition Classes

Nutrition Education Location Date Time
Annapolis Senior Activity Center Wednesday, March 20th 9:30am to 11:30am
Arnold Senior Activity Center Tuesday, March 12th 9:30am to 11:30am
Hein Building - North Office Tuesday, March 26th 9:30am to 11:30am
O'Malley Senior Activity Center Tuesday, March 19th 9:30am to 11:30am
Pasadena Senior Activity Center Friday, March 22nd 9:30am to 11:30am
Pascal Senior Activity Center Wednesday, March 27th 12:00pm to 2:00pm
South County Senior Activity Center Friday, March 15th 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Anyone needing accommodations must contact LaTanya Clark at (410) 222-0144, or by email at at least seven days in advance of the event.  TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1. Materials are available in an alternative format upon request.



Nicole Becerra
(410) 222-0282