Dining

Dining with Friends™

An Innovative Approach to Dining for People with Dementia

Dining with Friends offers innovative solutions to the adverse effects dementia has on nutrition, hydration and socialization. This person-centered dining program specifically addresses these obstacles and inspires our memory care team to improve our residents’ lives. The Dining with Friends program is based on:

Dining is Social – meal times are social events where residents are surrounded by friends and family
Independence – verbal and physical cues help promote resident independence
Nutrition – healthy and nutritious foods to meet individual needs and to promote wellness
Environment – an environment reminiscent of home