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Less formal, more casual bistro settings
“The expectation of residents is different now,” says Barbara chappetta, RD, LDN, corporate director of culinary and nutrition services for AcTS Retirement-Life communities. “There was a time when seniors were happy to eat in a large formal dining room. But now, they want a more intimate, less formal bistro setting. They want it to be a gathering place.”
New “third places” are also cropping up, resulting in