Senior Living Dining - Changing Dietary Needs

As the population ages, the senior living industry is experiencing a significant increase in demand. In response to this, senior living communities are constantly evolving to meet the needs of their residents. One area that has seen significant changes is dining and dietary trends.

FullCount Point of Sale has been at the forefront of this change. With its advanced features, the system has been able to help senior living communities provide the best possible dining experience for their residents, including those with special dietary needs.



One trend that has emerged in senior living dining is the focus on fresh, healthy, and locally sourced food. Many senior living communities are partnering with local farms and suppliers to provide residents with high-quality, fresh ingredients. This focus on healthy food is not only beneficial for seniors' overall health but also helps with chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.

Another trend that FullCount has noticed is the rise of plant-based and vegan diets. Many seniors are choosing to go meatless or reduce their meat intake for health and environmental reasons. FullCount's alert system is particularly useful in this scenario, as staff can be immediately notified when a resident has special dietary needs.




Finally, FullCount has seen a significant rise in the popularity of meal delivery services. Not surprising with concerns regarding transmitting illness, many seniors are opting to have their meals delivered to their rooms instead of dining in communal areas.  As the fears subside, the trend stays consistent as we all have become accustomed to the flexibility delivery services offer. FullCount's system is perfectly suited to this trend by allowing residents to place orders for meal delivery through our resident portal.

Tracking dietary trends in conjunction with FullCount's advanced features helps senior living communities provide a personalized, healthy, and enjoyable dining experience for their residents. The alert system in particular has been instrumental in ensuring that residents with special dietary needs are accommodated. As the senior living industry continues to evolve, FullCount will undoubtedly play a vital role in helping communities provide top-quality care and dining options for their residents.

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