American Heart Month with associates

By Emilie Matthaei, RD You gotta nourish to flourish! Eating a heart-healthy diet is a form of self-care. It’s good for our hearts and one of the ways proven to lower heart disease risk. February is American Heart Month, a fitting time to focus on the organ linked to feelings and emotion, the heart. Your…

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Awareness of sustainable practices might seem like a new-aged trend adopted by millennials, but truth is, the real OG’s of sustainability are seniors. When residents were surveyed at Foxdale Village – a senior living community nestled in the heart of central Pennsylvania – the two most-common requests were: sustainable food and food that is local.…

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Healthy foods

By Emily D Luebcke, MS, RD, Nutrition Care Manager in Fort Collins, CO #NewYearNewYou. It’s that time of year again where everyone reflects and renews their interest to make a change – read more, complain less, or get in shape (just to name a few). The hardest part of any new habit is getting started,…

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By Adam Grafton, VP of Culinary at Morrison Living It would be great if building and sustaining a strong culinary culture was as easy as making classic consommé for us chefs, but it’s not always a simple equation. As a culinary artist, we understand the importance of finding the right ingredients to make the perfect…

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For the first time ever, LeadingAge hosted their Annual Meeting as a virtual experience on November 10-12 and 17-19, 2020. While we all missed gathering in person, the fact that we could attend in our pajamas next to a bowl of popcorn while watching Penn and Teller entertain us from our own living room was…

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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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