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Overview

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. 

**Registration for December's Shop 'N Eat program has been closed. If you are registered, please see the dates, times, and locations below for the nutrition education class.

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. 

Related Information

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 December's Shop 'N Eat program has been closed. If you are registered, please see the dates, times, and locations below for the nutrition education class.

Nutrition Classes

Nutrition Education Class

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Nutrition Education Location Date Time
Annapolis Senior Activity Center Monday, December 10th 9:30am to 11:30am
Arnold Senior Activity Center Tuesday, December 4th 9:30am to 11:30am
Hein Building - North Office Wednesday, December 19th 9:30am to 11:30am
O'malley Senior Activity Center Wednesday, December 5th 9:30am to 11:30am
Pasadena Senior Activity Center Friday, December 14th 9:30am to 11:30am
Pascal Senior Activity Center Tuesday, December 18th 9:30am to 11:30am
South County Senior Activity Center Friday, December 7th 12:00pm to 2:00pm
 

Accommodations 
Anyone needing accommodations must contact LaTanya Clark at (410) 222-0144, or by email at Senior_Nutrition@aacounty.org 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.

 

Contact

Nicole Becerra
(410) 222-0282