CUMMING, Ga. — Holidays are often filled with family and food, but for some senior citizens the holidays can be lonely. That is why Forsyth County Senior Services is working to make every senior enjoys the holiday season.

County senior services is encouraging residents to consider gifting a senior with:

Meals purchased with a holiday gift certificate through Forsyth County Senior Services will be delivered through the Meals on Wheels program. Those interested in purchasing a holiday gift certificate may choose to provide meals for a day, week, month or year. .

Checks should be made payable to Forsyth County Senior Services, Holiday Gift Certificate Program and may be mailed or delivered to:

Forsyth County Senior Services

7305 Lanier Drive

Cumming, GA 30041

All meals delivered from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day will include a special certificate from the meal provider with a holiday message for the recipient. Senior Services has set a goal of delivering 4,000 meals to local senior citizens this holiday season.

If you're interested in fulfilling an item on a senior's wish list, you can pick up a gift request tag for a local senior citizen at any of the three Forsyth County Senior Services locations. 

For additional information on the senior holiday program, you can call Forsyth County Senior Services at (770) 781-2178 or visit forsythco.com/seniors.

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