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Strategies to Safely Reopen Senior Living Dining

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A traditional cornerstone of Senior Living Communities has been its role in facilitating socialization and giving residents a sense of community and connection with others, not least through the in-house dining program. During the past year this has been greatly inhibited, but as vaccines become more widely distributed and things begin to open back up, the opportunity also emerges for dining to play a key role in getting things back to at least a kind of “normal”.

So what can Senior Living dining programs do to create a community feel and keep residents socializing within their dining facilities while still maintaining a safe operation? Join us to hear some of the strategies and options that are being discussed and implemented as things open back up. What newer safety precautions from the last year will remain? What can be phased out? How will Senior Living Dining look in the future.

Our panel will discuss these and more topics on strategies to safely reopen senior living dining!

Sponsored by







Arthur Silva, MBA
Senior Vice President of Operations
Sodexo Seniors North America


Francesco Tardio
Director of Dining Services
The Clare


Brian Patterson
Culinary Innovation & Development Chef
Goodwin House Incorporated


Joe Mallen
Director of Dining Services
John Knox Village


Mike Buzalka - Moderator
Executive Features Editor
Food Management