Calling All Chefs
- Local Tastes 'Better.'. Gaines, Robin // FoodService Director;11/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p32
The article offers information on the programs launched by Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly, Iowa as part of its participation in the Buy Fresh, Buy Local program that aims to help sustain local farming operations. The community purchases all beef needed within a 20-mile radius...
- Culture Change in Long-term Healthcare. Ayoub, Katie // FoodService Director;10/15/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p14
The article discusses a culture change in long-term healthcare as senior living facilities in the U.S. shift from a hospital to a hospitality model. The culture change is reflected in a neighborly environment, customized meals and person-directed values in response to seniors' demand for...
- Food for Thought. LAPPANO, JON-ERIK // Corporate Knights Magazine;Fall2010, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p50
The article focuses on menus found in seniors' nursing homes in Toronto, Ontario. It is said that most seniors are multicultural, a majority of whom come from Europe, China and South Asia. A budget of 7 dollars for three meals per person a day has been set and meals are found to be...
- Serving culture change at mealtimes. Andreoli, Nicole A.; Breuer, Lorraine; Marbury, Diane; Williams, Sylvia; Rosenblut, Michael N. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Sep2007, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p48
The article presents information on a study by the Parker Jewish Institute which strived to integrate the basic tenets of culture change with mealtime activities in an effort to yield positive changes and outcomes for its nursing home residents. The program shifted meals from a typical tray...
- Tailor your CCRC presentation for `youthful' elderly. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;10/16/95, Vol. 7 Issue 19, p1
Discusses issues concerning continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). Appeal of CCRCs for the elderly; Problem of separating nursing home and assisted living residents from those who are still independent; Remarks from Steven J. Cohen, executive director of Orchard Cove, a lifecare...
- Demand for CCRCs is stable. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;10/16/95, Vol. 7 Issue 19, p2
Reports on the demand for continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). Trend toward CCRCs which started in the late 1970s; Involvement of corporations that recognized the market opportunity for CCRCs; Boom which has progressed into the 1990s.
- Level of CCRC services varies greatly. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;10/16/95, Vol. 7 Issue 19, p2
Reports on the differences in the level of services provided by continuing care retirement communities. Types of services offered by CCRCs; Fees for these services; Three basic types of service plans.
- From the buyer's perspective: What they look for in a CCRC. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;10/16/95, Vol. 7 Issue 19, p3
Discusses some considerations in purchasing a membership in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). Financial strength of the facility; Importance of reviewing the contract; Visiting the facility.
- Top retirement and life care communities. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;1998 Book of Lists, Vol. 15 Issue 52, p81
Presents a ranking of retirement and life care communities in Michigan based on revenues in 1996. Top executive; Number of employees; Number of residential units; Other services; Contact information.