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Dan Levine’s health relies not only on doctor’s visits and medications but also on meals of meat loaf, mashed potatoes, carrots and peas.
The braces on both legs make it difficult for the 72-year-old survivor of bone marrow cancer to go grocery shopping. Buying food is limited too by a budget that leans on Social Security.
Every two weeks, the former real estate agent from Ventura receives 10 frozen meals along with bread, milk, snap peas, salads and other essentials. The food comes through a meal delivery service that received $20,000 from a new Gold Coast Health Plan program invented to broaden health care.