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Village Green launches meal clubs to enhance residents’ dining experience

Diners club and brunch club are providing residents with unique meals

Village Green recently launched a dining club and a brunch club to help enhance the quality of residents’ mealtime experiences at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

Burnbrae chef marrying his passion for international food with passion for enhancing mealtime quality

Pictured above, Burnbrae Gardens nutritional care manager Corey Grant.

Corey Grant is working with residents to enhance mealtime experiences

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. – Burnbrae Gardens nutritional services manager (NCM) Corey Grant has been a chef for almost 20 years. He’s trained in classical French cuisine and his interests are in international foods. Read more

Expert offers tips on helping people with dementia enjoy meals

‘Be patient are the key words here’

It can be challenging to encourage people living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to eat full meals, but Bob DeMarco, an expert on Alzheimer’s disease and founder of the Alzheimer’s Reading Room, has provided some ideas to help caregivers. Read more

Researcher underscores importance of ‘social model of dining’ in LTC

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Heather Keller outlines how homes can enhance residents’ mealtime experiences

TORONTO – Mealtimes are important to long-term care residents and it is equally important residents are provided with meaningful dining experiences in their home, says Heather Keller, a professor of kinesiology at the University of Waterloo and research chair in nutrition and aging at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging. Read more