It's something many of us take for granted - popping out to get some food, and then coming home and making a meal.
But it's not always so straightforward for our older population. It's thought that around 1.3 million people over the age of 65 in the UK are suffering from malnutrition.
Lauren Hall has been speaking to one couple who say they'd go hungry if it wasn't for their local Meals on Wheels service.
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