A Healthy Plate

The USDA has released a new icon for U.S. Dietary Guidlines. The new  “My Plate” replaces the 19-year-old food pyramid and features four sections- red for fruit, green for vegetables, orange for grains, and purple for protein–with a separate blue “glass” for dairy alongside the plate.  The new graphic is intended to remind Americans to …

Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

The Thanksgiving holiday is almost here. This is a joyous and wonderful time in assisted living and residential care communities; for both residents and staff. Help keep everyone well fed and happy by following these food safety tips from the U.S. Department of Agriculture: