Specialty Retirement Communities: Made to Order

senior couples bikingWhat will your community look like 5 or 10 years from now? It’s becoming more apparent that one size does not fit all. This article in The New York Times, Finding Communities That Connect and Nurture the Like-Minded by Abby Ellindec outlines many of the exciting transformations communities are making to attract new residents and keep existing residents engaged and happy. Programs are built that reflect the life and interests consumers had before joining the community.  Not only does this pertain to hobbies, interests and general lifestyle choices but also to the dining experience. Imagine how your culture might shift as the aging services market continues to evolve.

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About Cindy Heilman

Cindy Heilman MS, DTR: Cindy Heilman has over 25 years of experience in enhancing hospitality, and food service standards. She is the CEO of her own company, Higher Standards LLC, and creator of Kind Dining® Training. Her unique background in restaurant ownership, in hospitality and healthcare food service, in working as a Dietetic Technician Registered and Healthcare Specialist at SYSCO Foodservices, led her to the development of her exclusive program that improves relationships and lives of aging residents through the dining experience.

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