Life Gets Better At Any Age

Senior VoicesLife gets better when we put our heart into our work at any age!  One of the best parts of teaching Kind Dining® is listening to servers, especially young adults, about how they experienced a special unforgettable moment with a senior diner that changed their perspective toward seniors and sense of purpose for coming to work.

They are often surprised to hear stories about the past and on-going accomplishments of residents they serve meals to everyday.

A great way to start that conversation is to ask and share the experiences of a few well known “late-life-bloomers”. Here are a few to consider:  Read article online


About Cindy Heilman

Cindy is the founder and owner of Kind Dining®, which she began in 2006. She’s traveled across the country and Canada working with and training senior living communities that want to create an exceptional dining experience for their residents and staff. In addition, she certifies select professionals in her Kind Dining® philosophy and provides tools, now in an eLearning format, that make learning stick and help people put insights into action. As a result of her work, clients often share their staff has a new sense of purpose, get along better and keep their focus and energy on what matters most. In fact, she wrote a book, Hospitality for Boomers on how to attract residents and keep good team members. In her free time, she enjoys walking Oregon trails and cheering on her favorite soccer teams, the Portland Thorns and Timbers.

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