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Acts Country House Delivers an Efficient, Flexible Dining Experience with MealSuite’s Point of Sale System

Country House is a picturesque, active adult community in Wilmington, Delaware. more

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13 Actionable Ideas We Heard at SDA SYNERGY 2024

Industry leaders gathered to discuss key topics shaping the future of senior living communities. Discover trending topics & insights shared! more

[Infographic] 5 Ways Foodservice Technology Helps You Save on Food & Paper Waste more

[Recap] How “Farm to Fork” Foodservice Technology Helps You Deliver Personalized Nutrition to Patients & Residents more

We Asked Foodservice Professionals to Tell Us What Makes Them Proud to be a Part of Their Team for Pride in Foodservice Week more

[Recap] Empowering Independence: A Guide to Enhancing Residents' Tech Literacy in Senior Living Communities with Stefano Selorio

This January, we went live on LinkedIn with Stefano Selorio, Founder and CEO of Carevocacy, a groundbreaking platform more

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Enter for the Chance to Win a 'Pride in Foodservice Week' Taco Party to Celebrate Your Team! [$300 Gift Card]

With Pride in Foodservice Week 2024 approaching (Feb 5-9th), we wanted to offer the opportunity to celebrate your incredible team in style. more

8 Trends in 2024 Senior Living Foodservice Operations (You Might Not Have Heard Yet)

In 2024, innovative trends will reshape the landscape of senior living foodservice operations, posing an opportunity to boost resident engagement, while making operation more

7 Free Resources to Help Senior Living Operators With 2024 Menu Planning: Meal Inspiration Calendar, Plant-Based Recipes and More

To the dedicated foodservice professionals who pour their heart and expertise into creating nourishing and delightful meals for their communities... more

How Foodservice Technology Helps Sam & Lauren’s Teams Save Time, So They Can Spend More Time Interacting with Residents

Meet Sam Olsen, Foodservice Manager and Lauren Emrich, Hospitality & Food Specialist at Schlegel Villages. more

[Recap] Healthy Aging: What is Gut Health and Why is it Important to Consider When Serving Seniors?

This Healthy Aging Month, MealSuite Nutrition Specialists Noel Slaughter, RD and Gulrukhsar Jiwani, MS RDN LD went live on LinkedIn to more

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Happy Healthcare Foodservice Workers Week: Ideas to Celebrate Your Team (with Examples from Other Communities!)

Healthcare Foodservice Workers understand that food isn't just fuel; it's a form of medicine that can boost recovery, more

We Asked Assited Living Professionals to Share What They Love Most About What They Do – and They Delivered!

AHCA/NCAL's National Assisted Living Week celebrates the incredible individuals living and working in communities across the country. more

Senior Care Smile Share: 10 Minutes of Joyful Moments from Our Industry

This August, MealSuite went live on LinkedIn for the fifth episode of ‘Senior Care Smile Share’, a 10-minute roundup more

Enter for the Chance to Win a 'National Assisted Living Week' Party to Celebrate Your Team! [$250 Gift Card]

With National Assisted Living Week approaching (Sept 10-16th), we wanted to offer the opportunity to celebrate your incredible team in style. more

Why We DON’T Serve Public Restaurant or Education Industries

MealSuite was built from the ground up to help complex acute care through to independent living communities automate and simplify more

[Resources] Calming 5 Common IDDSI Fears: Navigating the Solutions for Sustainable Implementation

In honor of Dysphagia Awareness Month, we’re sharing some great IDDSI resources for you more

IDDSI Considerations for 5 Summertime Favorites: Frozen Treats, Watermelon, BBQ Foods and More

June is National Dysphagia Awareness Month, and it’s now officially summer! more

How Jon Addess, Director of Culinary Programs at Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Says MealSuite Supports his Multiple Levels of Care from End-to-end more

5 Transformative Trends in Senior Care Dining: Insights from The Senior Housing News DISHED|WELLNESS Conference more

[Recap] Senior Care Smile Share: 10 Minutes of Joyful Moments from Our Industry (Spring Edition)

This May, MealSuite went live on LinkedIn for the fourth episode of ‘Senior Care Smile Share’, a more

[Recap] MealSuite Hosts ‘Best Practices in Foodservice Technology’ Panel Discussion with US Foods, Acts & HCF Management at Argentum SLEC more

SDA SYNERGY 2023 trending topics
The Top 4 Trending Topics We Heard at SDA SYNERGY 2023

We enjoyed having so many great conversations with industry colleagues about wins, challenges, goals and everything in between. And we noticed some trending topics we thought might resonate with you too! more

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[Recap] Plant-Based Foods & Nutritional Needs for Older Adults

This National Nutrition Month, MealSuite Nutrition Specialists Noel Slaughter, RD and Victoria Lecky went live on LinkedIn for more

Plant-Based Foods & Nutritional Needs for Seniors: Tips for Serving More Plants to Older Adults from a MealSuite Dietitian (+Free Recipes Inside!)

If you’ve been curious about introducing more plant-based more

Future Foodservice Innovators Spotlight: A Chat with Nutrition & Foodservice Management Student, Lauryn

We were fortunate enough to have Nutrition & Foodservice Management Student, Lauryn, interning with Team MealSuite more

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“Amazing, Dedicated, Rockstars!” We Asked Foodservice Leaders to Describe Their Teams in One Word for Pride in Foodservice Week – and They Delivered

Association of Foodservice & Nutrition Professionals’ Pride in Foodservice Week is near more

April Lorimer
Setting Long Term Care Teams Up for Success with Foodservice Technology: April’s Experience

Discover April's story of advocating for foodservice technology, and how implementing MealSuite solutions supports long term care more

Best Practices in Foodservice Technology for Senior Care
[Recording] Best Practices in Foodservice Technology for Senior Care: A Panel Discussion

In today’s landscape, it’s more important than ever for leaders to leverage technology that helps them adapt operations quickly and keep more

Enter for the Chance to Win a 'Pride in Foodservice Week' Pizza Party to Celebrate Your Team! [$250 Gift Card] 

With Pride in Foodservice Week 2023 approaching (Feb 6-10th), we wanted to offer the opportunity to more

Brittaney Lee
Innovation & Customization: Why Foodservice Leader Brittaney Recommends a Foodservice Solution that Evolves with Your Needs

Before joining the MealSuite team as Customer Success Manager, Brittaney was a leading force in her most recent more

[Recap] Senior Care Smile Share: 10 Minutes of Joyful Moments from Our Industry (Holiday Edition) 

‘Tis the season to share smiles! This December, MealSuite went live on LinkedIn for the third episode of ‘Senior Care Smile Share’, a 10-minute more

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“Appy” Holidays! 4 Reasons to Host an Appetizers-Only Dinner Party for Your Aging Services Community (Free Recipes Inside)

With the holiday season approaching, odds are you’re looking for inspiration for your community’s big feast. more

[Recap] Senior Care Smile Share: 10 Minutes of Joyful Moments from Our Industry (Halloween Edition)  

This October, MealSuite went live on LinkedIn for the second episode of ‘Senior Care Smile Share’, a 10-minute more

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Top 5 Things We Took Away from the AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo in Nashville: Staffing Challenges, EHR Integration & More

This week, our team connected with skilled nursing and assisted living leaders more

Malnutrition Awareness Week 2022: 4 Affordable Ways Dietary Leaders Can Make a Big Nutritional Impact Through The Colder Months

As the cooler months of the year approach, it’s time to start unveiling your seasonal more

Senior Care Smile Share
MealSuite Kicks Off Senior Care Smile Share Series Live on LinkedIn: 10 Minutes of Joyful Moments from Our Industry  

This September, MealSuite introduced an all-new LinkedIn Live Series, ‘Senior Care Smile Share’, to shine a spotlight on more

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World Alzheimer’s Day: Mealtime Tips for Memory Care Residents from a MealSuite Registered Dietitian

Physical, social, emotional and behavioral changes associated with Alzheimer’s or dementia more

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Inflation Pain: 7 Ways Senior Care Foodservice Operators Can Save On Rising Food Costs

From costs of staples like citrus, bacon, crackers and beef to the unpredictable supply chain more

The Dish: The 4 Priciest Mistakes Foodservice Operators Make

With supply chain and food cost challenges continuing to affect our industry, there's no better time to evaluate how more

Krista Gerelus, Technical Advisor of Dining at Silvera
How Krista Negates Costly Fridge & Freezer Malfunctions with Wireless Temperature Sensors

Recently, we sat down with Silvera’s own Krista Gerelus, Technical Advisor of Dining and spearhead of more

The Dish | How Foodservice Software Can Help You Deliver Personalized Nutrition more

HACCP 101 for the Foodservice Professional: Fundamentals, Resources & Software Solutions

As a foodservice professional, you know that foodservice safety is essential to the success more

Dysphagia Awareness Month IDDSI Q&A Series, Part 4: Supporting Your Staff Through Implementation

Dysphagia Awareness Month (June) may be coming to a close, but as a foodservice professional more

The Dish | 4 Ways Technology Can Safeguard Your Foodservice Operations more

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Dysphagia Awareness Month IDDSI Q&A Series, Part 3: Enhancing Pleasurable Dining on a Pureed Diet

There’s no doubt that introducing a pureed IDDSI diet to a patient or resident can be a challenge more

Dysphagia Awareness Month IDDSI Q&A Series, Part 2: Helping Residents Accept Diet Changes

Fact: change can be hard – especially when it comes to something as habitual as daily meals. As a foodservice professional more

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Dysphagia Awareness Month IDDSI Q&A Series, Part 1: What Are the IDDSI Diet Levels and is IDDSI Mandatory?

The coming of Dysphagia Awareness Month this June brings with it an opportunity to more

The Dish Episode 1
The Dish | 5 Ways Foodservice Technology Can Help Address Labor Shortages in Senior Care more

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8 Easy Ingredient Swaps to Celebrate a World of Flavors in Senior Care Foodservice (+ 7 FREE Global-Inspired Recipes Inside!)

National Nutrition Month this March is all about celebrating a world of flavors! more

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Could Artificial Intelligence be the Answer to Supply and Cost Challenges in Senior Care Foodservice? Insights from a Foodservice Technology CEO

You’ve spent hours creating more

Spotlight on Kim Floren
How Kim Floren Built her MealSuite® “Ecosystem” to Support her Community’s Evolving Foodservice Needs more

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5 Ways Senior Care Foodservice Operators Can Bring the Holiday Mealtime Magic, Even When You’re Low on Staff

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But when you’re low on staff in your senior care community, you’re not alone if sometimes more

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Getting Started with Foodservice Management Technology Doesn’t Have to be Scary: 7 Onboarding Myths, Debunked!

Legends and spooky tales may be fun for the Halloween season, but when everyday misconceptions or “myths” get in the way of foodservice teams more

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Embracing a ‘Food First’ Approach to Mitigate Malnutrition in Seniors: 10 Ideas from a MealSuite® Registered Dietitian

This time of year brings with it the steady transformation of pumpkins and corn to myriad lights, sounds, and smells of a holiday more

Spotlight on  Jessica
How Jessica Used Foodservice Management Technology to Excel Her Transition into Culinary Leadership & Fuel Her Career of Purpose more

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7 Ways Senior Living Communities Can Celebrate World Smile Day All Month Long (+Free Resources to Help!)

Ready, set, say cheese! October 1st was World Smile Day, and we’re sure you’ll agree when we say: smiles deserve a heck more

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The Pandemic Has Accelerated Technology Adoption in Older Adults: Here's Why This Is an Exciting Opportunity for the Senior Living Industry to Bring Foodservice Innovation more

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[Infographic] 3 Special Nutrient Needs of Older Adults & Foods to Improve Their Intake

As you know, as we get older, our bodies' needs change more

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[Infographic] 5 Powerful Ways Foodservice Management Technology Can Help Address Labor Shortages in Senior Care more

Spotlight on Kei Won
How Kei Uses MealSuite Connect to Stay on Top of Patient Dietary Data, So He Can Deliver Personalized Meals with Ease more

5 Ways MealSuite®’s NEW Fully Integrated Point of Sale (POS) Solution Can Help Senior Living Communities Deliver Restaurant-Quality Service Matched with the Personalized Care Your Residents Deserve more

4 Ways to Succeed with IDDSI with Nutrition Expert & Dietetic Consultant Margaret Roche
Industry Leader Spotlight: 4 Ways to Succeed with IDDSI with Nutrition Expert & Dietetic Consultant Margaret Roche

Just like the MealSuite® team, Margaret lives and breathes her mission to empower the more

How End-to-End Foodservice Software Can Help Care Communities Deliver Personalized Nutrition to Patients & Residents

Nutrition: Long Term Care Facility Resources more

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[Video] Fighting Foodservice Waste with Technology: The Tale of a Senior Living Eco-Superhero

Did you know that foodservice technology from MealSuite® can help you fight more

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Fostering Transparency & Instilling Trust in Resident Families with Foodservice Technology

Any great relationship is built upon a foundation of trust. As a senior living operator, you see this every day from your residents who trust in you more

National Nutrition Month® 2021: How End-to-End Foodservice Software Can Help Care Communities Deliver Personalized Nutrition to Patients & Residents

This March, National Nutrition Month® is all about the theme: Personalize Your Plate! more

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How Technology Can Help Senior Living Leaders Build A Foodservice Team Culture to Be Proud Of

As leader in senior care, achieving a great foodservice team culture is much easier said than done. When you and your more

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[Shareable Recording Included!] Spreading Holiday Cheer in Senior Living Communities with a Live Festive Musical Performance

On Tuesday December 15th, patients, residents and staff members in care communities more

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8 Ways Senior Living Foodservice Professionals Can Use Festive Flavors & Flare to Deliver Smiles This Unique Holiday Season

We’ve collected some creative inspiration you can use to help make the coming days more

[Printable Infographic] A Guide to High-Calorie Foods to Supplement Recipes and Meals

Social isolation is an important environmental factor related to nutritional risk in the elderly population who live in assisted living more

An Introduction to Malnutrition Awareness Week™: Stay Tuned for Complimentary Resources to Help You Combat Malnutrition in Seniors

With the consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic and the seasonal flu approaching more

World Alzheimer's Day: How Foodservice Management Software Can Help You Overcome 4 Common Dietary Challenges in Memory Care

With appetite loss, motor and sensory difficulties commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease more

Keeping Dining Room Contact Traceability Reports by Hand? This NEW MealSuite® Tablet Feature Will Handle the Tracking for You

As communities begin to reopen their dining rooms across the country, we know that with every mealtime comes more

[E-Book] Choosing The Right Foodservice Technology Provider: An Introductory Guide to Dining Service Technology

Are you wondering if foodservice management software can help your senior living, acute care or long term care community deliver more satisfied smiles more

Ways to Use Your Exceptional Foodservice To Help Attract Prospective Residents, Without Using Costly Marketing, Even When They Can’t Visit In-Person

You know your community is amazing. We know your community is amazing. And most more

Saving on Senior Living Food Costs: 5 of the Priciest Mistakes Foodservice Operators Make

From menu planning to kitchen management and everything in between, you wear many hats in your day-to-day as a senior living foodservice more

Onboarding Foodservice Management Software: Are You Falling for These 6 Common Myths?

As an Account Manager in senior living foodservice technology, I take pride in helping care professionals find the right solutions more

Considering Reopening Your Dining Room? Discover 6 Unique Ways to Maintain ‘Dining at a Distance’ for Your Patients and Residents

With so many communities forced to make a shift from tableside to in-room dining, there's more

[Infographic] 11 Essential Steps To Choosing The Right Foodservice Software Provider

Now that you know what foodservice management software can do for your community, you may be feeling ready to take the next steps more

8 Reasons Why Your Senior Living Community Should be Using Foodservice Management Software

As a senior care professional, we know you’re giving your all every day to serve your community at mealtime and beyond. more

IDDSI Exploration Series, Part 4: Implementation & “Going Live”

Here we are – Week 4 of our IDDSI Exploration Series: Implementation Tips and "Going Live". If you’ve been with us all along, welcome back! If you’re joining us for the first time, be sure to more

IDDSI Exploration Series, Part 3: IDDSI Food Testing In 3 Simple Steps

Welcome back to the IDDSI Exploration series! On week one of National Dysphagia Month then moved on to explore Updated Food Lists and Level 7 Easy to more

IDDSI Exploration Series, Part 2: A Dive into Updated Food Lists & Level 7 Easy to Chew (EC7)

Last week we began this series with a moment to examine the direction and momentum of IDDSI acceptance in the five years since the framework’s initial publication more

IDDSI Exploration Series, Part 1: Where Are We Now?

The year 2020 has brought with it many unforeseen challenges – but it has also brought unforeseen creativity and collaboration on a global scale. In real time, people and industries have experienced more

Taking a Cold, Hard Look at Your Kitchen’s Temperature Monitoring (& How Connected Digital Sensors Can Help)

Temperature control is essential in maintaining both the safety and quality of your meals, which in turn can help prevent illness and improve customer satisfaction more

Todd Saylor, Director of Dining at The Highlands: Serving Smiles and Satisfaction to 400+ Residents Across Three Levels of Care

With over 30 years in the food service industry, Todd manages the community’s unique upscale dining program more

[Infographic] Self-Care for Care Professionals

Dedicated senior living and healthcare professionals: while selflessly giving your all to care for others, have you remembered to take a moment more

How Jessica Used MealSuite®’s In-Room Meal Ordering Solution to Operate 2.5 days in Advance During COVID-19

With the coronavirus outbreak putting unforeseen restrictions on communal dining, Jessica Severson more

A Food Service Manager’s Guide to Showing Appreciation to Your Frontline Staff

There’s no doubt that with concerns around the coronavirus mounting in your community, it’s more challenging than ever to be a manager in care. more

A Greener Community Starts with Food Service Technology

Doing what’s right for the health of the planet is not only important to you and your community, but to the new wave of potential residents seeking more

3 Ways Technology Can Help You Keep Residents Connected with Family

While your community typically thrives on the smiles and memories made from human connection, you’ve been compelled to take necessary steps more

9 Ways Care Communities Can Serve Up a Smile!

Food has a way of bringing people together unlike anything else. It’s something we all have in common. It can bring comfort. It can bring laughter more

Printable Joke Cards to Ignite the Belly Laughs

Sometimes all it takes is delicious food and dash of creativity to help feed the souls of patients and residents who are practicing social distancing. more

How Technology Can Safeguard Senior Living Foodservice Operations

You and your team are doing everything in your power to keep patients and residents not only safe and healthy, but in high spirits. more

COVID-19: It’s More Important Than Ever to Care for Those Who Care

There’s no doubt that in these uncertain times, we’re all dealing with feelings of overwhelm and uncertainty. And at the end of the day, all we truly want is to keep our loved ones – and ourselves – safe, happy and healthy. more

Ghosts of Procedures Past: Are You Up to Date?

It can be easy to fall into the trap of doing things the way they’ve “always been done”. When it comes to food safety however, it is vital to check in regularly to review and correct any food safety procedures that may be in place. more

Kitchen Smarts: Temperature is Everything

It is difficult to imagine a world without temperature setting the standard for how to dress for the day, or how long to cook a roast and how cool to set a refrigerator. more

Kitchen Smarts: Keep Your Cool!

The importance of food preservation and proper storage has long been understood by people around the world, utilizing techniques such as salting, pickling, and smoking to great effect for thousands of years. more

Kitchen Smarts: Just Getting Warmed Up!

What do bacteria love more than moisture and food? A warm environment! more

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