Kind Holiday Dining

Now is a good time to pay attention to particulars that may arise with the holidays coming up on the horizon. Seniors often prefer inviting family and friends to the community instead of breaking their routines by going out. This proved to be true when an informal poll taken in several communities in December 2016 was published in the Huffington … Continue reading

Holiday Truth

Kind Dining Six Truths are especially important during the end-of-the-year holidays beginning with Thanksgiving. Truth #3 teaches that residents will appreciate being served by positive thinking staff during this joyous season. This bringing warmth to the table® will greatly help to keep the blues at bay for many residents who are adjusting to this new pattern of life. Happiness is … Continue reading

Having Fun With St. Patrick’s Day While Honoring The Irish In Your Community

As St. Patrick’s Day rolls around this week we all have our own ideas of how to celebrate or not. As you move forward with preparations in your community to liven up the dining room on this day make sure you are aware of your resident’s perspectives. For some, the “Americanized” version of St. Patrick’s Day that is full of … Continue reading

How Are You Putting Your Best Fork Forward This Month?

March is National Nutrition Month, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. It is also the time of year when the Academy celebrates expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists as the food and nutrition experts. “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme for NNM 2017 which serves as a reminder that each … Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day

Cut out a little time this Valentine’s Day to show extra care and attention to those around you.  Whether it be a carefully crafted note, and specially planned visit, or a tastefully delivered meal let others feel the love of this upcoming holiday.   Photo Copyright: tanacha / 123RF Stock Photo … Continue reading

Upcoming Kind Dining Class – Moldaw Residences

Our next Kind Dining® Hospitality Training will be at Moldaw Residences in Palo Alto, CA. If you would like to book a session for your community, give us a call at 503-913-1978 or sign up for more information through our contact form on our Higher Standards website. … Continue reading

Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo 2016

I look forward to see you there! October 15 -18 Boston Convention & Exposition Center Boston, MA The Academy’s annual meeting features more than 130 research and educational presentations, lectures, panel discussions and culinary demonstrations. Be amazed and inspired by the 2016 line-up of experts and sessions offered in the all educational tracks during the Food & Nutrition Conference & … Continue reading

Upcoming Kind Dining Class

Our next Kind Dining® Hospitality Training will be at The Heights at Columbia Knoll in  Portland, Oregon. If you would like to book a session for your community, give us a call at 503-913-1978 or sign up for more information through our contact form on our Higher Standards website. Save Save … Continue reading