Why Sharing Meals in Senior Living Is Key to Wellness

Food is more than fuel. The enjoyment of dining with friends and family offers social benefits that are essential for holistic health. Sharing meals is an especially important aspect of wellness for seniors, because loneliness is “one of the most ...

 
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Taking Care of Pets At Home or In Assisted Living

The love and companionship of a pet is incomparable, as anyone who has ever had pets surely knows. A pet can ease the loneliness of seniors who live at home or in assisted living; as a result, many senior living ...

 
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New Blog for Sunrise Senior Living Focuses on Food

Sunrise Senior Living, a national senior care provider, recently added a new component to their blog: Senior Eats. Per the inaugural post by Tim Whelan, Sunrise’s VP of Dining Services, residents in assisted living “look forward to really good ...

 
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Nutrition in Assisted Living: Eat Well, Live Well

What you eat has a lot to do with how you feel, and what you should eat has a lot to do with your age and life stage.

In assisted living, seniors who lived alone prior to move-in may benefit ...

 
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Convenience a Top Dining Trend in Senior Living

Country kitchens, bistros, and room service: residents in senior living communities want convenience, flexibility and options when it comes to their dining experiences, according to this blog post from Geneva Designs on the latest trends.

Per the article, a number ...

 
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Get Recipes, Stories from Atria Senior Living Residents

Talk about a fascinating collection: A Dash and a Dollop was introduced at the end of November, featuring “dishes that came to America by boat in the 1800s to meals that saw families through the Great Depression”, according to an ...

 
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The Holidays in Assisted Living: Dining and Celebrations

Social gatherings often involve food, a prime reason that many people gain weight over the holidays. From Thanksgiving dinner to Christmas cookies and everything in between, it seems we spend the last two months of each year eating our way ...

 
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Got Pumpkin Fever? It’s a Senior Super-Food

Pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin beer, pumpkin pie: don’t be shy about indulging in all things pumpkin, because the classic fall symbol actually has a glowing reputation.

A post from AARP defines pumpkins as a “super-food for older adults, rich in ...

 
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Florida Home Care Agency Promotes Nationwide Recipe Contest

In Port St. Lucie, Florida, the local Home Instead Senior Care office recently promoted a unique contest which they hope will inspire families to come together in what may be the most important room in a senior’s home: the ...

 
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Dining Options in Assisted & Independent Living

Food is a central component of our lives. We need it to survive, but it also enhances our existence, a la family traditions around the table and social gatherings centered on food (what’s a party without it?).

A search ...

 
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