Senior Shopping Hours at Local Grocery Stores

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Thanks to the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce for providing this comprehensive list.

Albertsons
All Albertsons locations will reserve every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for seniors and at-risk shoppers.

Aldi
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aldi will open at 8:30 a.m. and reserve the first hour of business for vulnerable shoppers.

BJ’s Wholesale Club
BJ’s Wholesale Club locations in Virginia are designating 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. every day of the week for customers age 60 and above.

Costco
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, Costco is designating 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. as a shopping hour for senior customers.

Dollar General
Dollar General will designate the first hour of business for senior shoppers every day. For most Dollar General locations, this will be at 8 a.m., although others open at 7 a.m.

Food Lion
Food Lion is allocating 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays for seniors aged 60 and above.

Fresh Market
Fresh Market is setting aside 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday for senior shoppers and people most at-risk.

Harris Teeter
Harris Teeter is designating 6 a.m. through 8 a.m. every Monday and Thursday for people aged 60 and older. ExpressLane online shopping pick-up times from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. are also available for seniors every Thursday.

Kroger
Food Lion is allocating 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays for seniors aged 60 and above.

Publix
Publix is allocating 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for people aged 65 and above.

Sam’s Club
Sam’s Club is reserving 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for seniors and at-risk customers.

Target
Target is allocating the first hour of shopping on Wednesdays for the most at-risk customers. These include people age 65 and above, pregnant women, or those defined by the CDC as vulnerable. The first hour of business is 8 a.m. at most Target locations in Coastal Virginia.

Trader Joe’s
Trader Joe’s is dedicating the first hour of operation every day for customers above the age of 60 and customers who need assistance while shopping. Depending on the Trader Joe’s location, this will either be at 8 a.m. or 9 a.m.

Walmart
Through April 28, Walmart is hosting an hour-long senior shopping event every Tuesday for customers aged 60 and older. For most Walmart locations throughout Coastal Virginia, this will be at 7 a.m.