Blazing a Trail: Wildfires and bus trip

What happens when all 25 independent residents on a 100-mile bus trek from Santa Rosa to Sacramento, suddenly need to use the restroom? Before COVID-19, a rest area or gas station would have been ideal stops. Given the current circumstances, Larry Brooks, director of dining services at Spring Lake Village, decided to pull the bus…

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Food is medicine, so we’re prescribing 12 super easy recipes to boost your immune system. These immune-friendly recipes are packed with vitamins and minerals to help keep your body in tip top shape. If you’re looking for ways to prevent colds, the flu and other infections, start infusing ingredients like citrus, ginger, Greek yogurt, and…

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100 years of Morrison Living

By Maggie Fisher, SVP of Experience and Strategy For 100 years, Morrison Living has been serving delicious food and providing superior hospitality services. Our centennial celebration offers residents, family members, friends, and associates an exciting opportunity to relive Morrison’s history over the years. Founded in 1920, Morrison Living began as Morrison’s Cafeteria, with the first…

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Dr. William Palumbo COVID Senior Living Stories

Dr. William Palumbo, DCN, MS, RD, CDN, LNHA, Regional Director of Operations In senior living, we often walk the “road of life” with our residents, regularly enjoying each family’s happy moments, as we celebrate joy, health or a special event. Walking with them through the COVID-19 pandemic has been a different kind of journey –…

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By: Traci Miller, Senior Director of Nutrition and Wellness The #MoveYourMind interactive cognitive health series at Morrison Living discusses the six pillars of brain health.  Nutrition, sleep, exercise, social connection, challenging the brain and stress management are all integral to our well-being.  When we experience continued stress: • Cortisol, which is increased with stress, can damage…

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Lately our collective news feeds have been filled with tense and worrisome updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. While these times have certainly been challenging for all of us, we’re seeing many hopeful headlines from our Morrison Living family. Our team is making an impact on residents, colleagues, and the community through some incredible moments. Enjoy…

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By Barbara Conn, CEO Now and always, we are focused on the safety and wellbeing of our residents, associates, and community. Our commitment is to be the best part of someone’s day—especially when those days may be marked by uncertainty. We understand that we are in a rapidly changing situation; our hearts go out to…

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By: Traci Miller, Senior Director of Nutrition and Wellness You might remember the six lifestyle habits that can protect brain health, as covered in our first installment. If not, here’s a quick recap: exercise, nutrition, sleep, challenging the brain, stress management, and staying socially connected. Our interactive education series #MoveYourMind discusses how these habits can…

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By Traci Miller, Senior Director of Nutrition and Wellness There are six lifestyle habits that can protect brain health: exercise, nutrition, sleep, challenging the brain, stress management, and staying socially connected. Morrison Living discusses how these factors can improve brain fitness in our interactive education series, Move Your Mind. The methods to maintain cognitive fitness…

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At Morrison Living, we believe it’s all about living, not aging. For many of our communities and their residents, good living may mean sharing a glass of wine with friends around the fireplace, during a happy hour or over dinner. A Customized Solution Benefiting Residents and the Covia Brand Across the country, more and more…

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