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Celebrate National Nutrition Month

By MLCommunications |

    By Traci Miller, Sr. Director of Nutrition & Wellness March is National Nutrition Month, which focuses on learning how you can tweak your food and beverage choices to be your healthiest YOU!  Morrison Community Living is committed to promoting the importance of good nutrition—not just to the communities we serve, but also to…

Trendsetting is Here to Stay

By David Struve |

Foodservice is an ever-changing landscape. As new trends emerge, business practices need to change to stay ahead of the curve. It is critical to keep up with new styles, yet it can sometimes be difficult and challenging. Morrison Community Living is constantly looking for new solutions to help quickly adjust to market changes, drive revenue and…

HumanGood CEO Envisions Innovation at Every Price Point

By David Struve |

HumanGood has gained industry attention for its plans to reinvent the continuing care retirement community (CCRC), but the large nonprofit provider has even grander ambitions when it comes to senior living innovation. This year, it plans to hire an executive to focus on its wide-ranging innovation efforts, which include creating a prototype offering for the…

Morrison Community Living partners with Bon Appétit to create new HumanGood dining program

By David Struve |

Compass Group Sectors join forces to deliver new culinary experience at ALL living levels ATLANTA – HumanGood has selected Morrison Community Living to serve as their culinary partner.  Morrison Community Living will work with Bon Appétit Management Company and other Compass Group sectors to help HumanGood reimagine the culinary possibilities for senior living at all…

National Safety Month: Safety Talk

By MLCommunications |

National Safety Month is here and we decided to get the inside scoop from our very own Safety Manager, Kyle Tassone. Since his arrival a year ago, he’s put his own spin on safety as the company’s first Corporate Safety Manager. He’s helped to create an engaging safety environment for associates and is excited about…

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The Season for Inclusion

By MLCommunications |

The holiday season is a perfect time to celebrate diversity and inclusion. We at Morrison Community Living value diversity and want to create a workplace where all employees feel welcomed and valued. And we’re pleased to see how our teams are engaging one another. On our annual associate survey, we saw an 11 percent increase…

Residents Get a Taste of 12 Cultures Through “A Meal In The Life”

By MLCommunications |

Serving more than 350 senior living communities across the country, we offer an annual themed dining program to create culinary experiences for residents. Our 2015-16 fiscal year dining program, A Meal In The Life (AMITL), took residents on a year-long journey visiting 12 different cultures. From authentic cuisines to songs, dances and customs, AMITL celebrated diversity…

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Social Media Use Has Physical, Mental Health Benefits for Seniors

By MLCommunications |

Use of email, instant messaging and social media can result in less loneliness and fewer chronic illnesses and symptoms of depression for older adults, according to new research published online by the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking. And, Michigan State University researcher William Chopik, Ph.D., and his coauthors found, seniors like networking in such…

How MCL Residents and Associates Keep Connected

By MLCommunications |

A common misconception about seniors is that they don’t use technology nor have a willingness to want to learn. However, today’s seniors are well traveled, well informed and well connected. With National Assisted Living Week upon us, we sat down with our Senior Director of Technology, Karen Taylor, to explore this year’s theme “Keep Connected.” MCL: What are your…

Japanese City Takes Community Approach to Dealing With Dementia

By MLCommunications |

Early mornings are routine for 69-year-old Hiroyuki Yamamoto. He’s typically at a busy intersection in the city of Matsudo, near Tokyo, where he volunteers as a school crossing guard. But one rainy morning a little over a year ago, an old woman caught his attention. She was pushing a bicycle. She was kind of disheveled.…