What makes a meal more appealing to older people with decreased appetites?
Dining is a multisensory experience; the sights, sounds, and smells create an inviting atmosphere of welcoming comfort. What our residents long for is a taste of the familiar, a dining experience with new friends who become family, all enjoying pleasant conversation and a good home cooked meal.
What are your all-time favorite main dish, sides and desserts to make for residents and why?
Broiled flank steak with Sauce Robert
Sautéed zucchini in garlic wine butter
Duchess sweet potatoes piped on a pineapple ring
How did you get into the senior industry?
Entering the senior industry has been a natural evolution. Initially, and for over 25 years, I worked in the field of medical genetics providing care to younger “at risk” families.
Lehigh Valley Aging in Place Coalition (LVAIP). The mission of LVAIP is to provide an ongoing forum for professionals from private, public, non-profit and business sectors to inform, educate and help older adults age in place. We provide information and solutions to older adults and their families to be proactive in planning for their future needs. lvaginginplace.org.