NEW ORLEANS — More stores in the New Orleans area are adding special hours to help senior shoppers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seniors are some of the most vulnerable to the new coronavirus, so they're getting a chance to shop for the things they need in a safe, clean environment.
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Rouses – No specified senior hour on web site; open 7a – 8p daily Shop online: https://www.rouses.com/shop/
Robert – 6a-7a senior hour 7a- 9p store hours Shop online: https://www.robertfreshmarket.com/shop
Winn Dixie - 8a-9a M-F senior hour, stores 8a-8p daily shop online: https://www.winndixie.com/shoponline
Dorignac’s – 6:30 am - 7:30 am Mondays and Thursdays for seniors; 7a-9p store hours
Breaux Mart - Tuesdays, 8a-9a senior hour; 8a-7p every day store hours
Trader Joe’s senior hour 9a-10a store hours 9a-7p every day – limit to number of customers in store at one time
Walmart – Seniors Tuesdays 6a – 7a store hours 7a-8:30 pm Shop online: https://grocery.walmart.com/locations/delivery/
Zuppardo's Family Market in Metairie opens an hour early, at 8 a.m., every Wednesday for seniors.
Main's Market in Folsom opens at 6:30 a.m. every morning to do the same.
Langenstein’s – 7a - 8a senior hour, every Wednesday and Sunday morning.
Big retail stores are also helping senior citizens.
Whole Foods is opening an hour earlier as well, but the hours vary on which location you go to. The locations in the New Orleans area open at 8 a.m., so senior hour begins at 7 a.m.
Walmart and Target are also offering assistance. Target is dedicating its first hour to seniors every Wednesday. Walmart will dedicate the first opening hour every Tuesday to seniors, but that does not start until March 24.