Overview: Food as Medicine According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “In 2016, there were 44.7 million adults affected by mental illness, and 20.1 million people aged 12 years or older...READ MORE
Unidine Lifestyles Provides Comfort and Nutrition to Residents of Senior Living Communities The dinner table is where many families gather daily to tell stories, provide support, and share some laughs. It’s a place where memories are made and bonds are built. The desire for a good meal and a memorable dining experience doesn’t fade […]
Mitigating Workforce Challenges in Senior Living: Outsourcing Food Service
An Overview of Outsourcing In both the private and public sectors, outsourcing is a common and effective strategy used to enhance performance, improve hiring and training, and increase staff retention, while allowing organizations to focus on their key mission. The expertise provided by a reputable external partner can deliver measurable value. When it comes to […]
What You Might Not Know about West Coast Senior Living
For senior living communities on the West Coast where food culture has long championed a remarkable array of ethnic cuisines, plant-forward fare, and local-leaning menus, resident expectations are particularly spirited. In addition, according to a 2018 report from the United States Census Bureau, “the Pacific is most diverse of the coastline regions with 58.4 percent […]
Processed vs. Fresh Food: What is the difference, and does it really matter?
For consumers under time and financial constraints, cheap and quick meals are an appealing choice. Eating healthy is not always an option, but even when it is, seemingly endless products labeled as “natural” and “organic” may not be as good for you as you think.
Unidine Lifestyles Provides Comfort and Nutrition to Residents of Senior Living Communities The dinner table is where many families gather daily to tell stories, provide support, and share...READ MORE
Food and Tradition Along with a rich heritage and many important traditions, food is an integral part of the Jewish faith. The term “kosher” describes food that follows the...READ MORE
Hospital Keeps It Fresh From Plow to Plate By Hadley Turner The 85-bed, nonprofit New Milford Hospital in New Milford, Connecticut, might be on the smaller side, but it has big ideas for...READ MORE
As a proud native New Havener, I was overjoyed when I found out that Yale University’s kosher kitchen would be certified by STAR-K Kosher Certification; I couldn’t wait to try it out, as I...READ MORE
We would like to recognize James Bailey, Executive Chef at Clark Retirement Community in Grand Rapids, MI. In recognition of his culinary talent and tremendous dedication to teamwork, James...READ MORE
The Unidine Way is the cornerstone of our hospitality-centric culture because it provides us with a clear definition of what keeps the business thriving: our dedication to our customers and our...READ MORE
Hear from one of our Unidine Lifestyles clients on how we partner together to best serve the community’s senior living residents and future generations of residents to come. “Working with...READ MORE
New Milford Hospital’s Eating Well program provides extra support to couple during husband’s skin cancer treatment Summary: Diane and Phil Hannah of New Milford, Connecticut faced a series of...READ MORE