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Seasoned- Fall 2021

Have a peek at our Seasoned-Fall 2021 Newsletter where we keep you well fed on what Seasons Care is up to! If you would like to receive our Newsletter, please subscribe to our Mailing List Here!   Check out the Fall 2021 edition of Seasoned!

2021-11-04T22:04:14+00:00November 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sweet Potato Pie with Maple Pecan Topping

To all the Pumpkin Pie lovers out there, have you tried Sweet Potato Pie? This Sweet Potato Pie recipe is packed full of flavour, perfect for Fall and provides a bit of a twist to the holiday classic - Pumpkin Pie!! Sweet Potato Pie with Maple Pecan Topping Ingredients: Pie Filling: 2 cups of cooked mashed sweet [...]

2021-10-07T14:01:16+00:00October 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sweet Potato Pie with Maple Pecan Topping

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today, September 30th, marks the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to recognize and honour the lost children and Survivors of Residential Schools in Canada. The SC Corporate Team is wearing Orange to show their support. We encourage all Canadians to take time today to reflect and learn how we can [...]

2021-09-30T17:08:36+00:00September 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Marie Taylor Award for Excellence 2020

Each year, the Gerontology Network of Dietitians of Canada recognizes gerontology network members for the Marie Taylor Award for Excellence in Long Term Care, Seniors Nutrition and Dietetic Practice. The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in Dietitians working in the Long-Term Care and Seniors Health Field in the provincial regions across Canada. [...]

2021-09-27T21:04:00+00:00September 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marie Taylor Award for Excellence 2020

Seasoned- Summer 2021

Have a peek at our Seasoned- Summer 2021 Newsletter which includes a delicious summer recipe that is perfect for any BBQ and will keep you cool and refreshed! Check out the Summer 2021 edition of Seasoned! If you would like to receive our Quarterly Newsletter, please visit our website, and subscribe to our mailing list [...]

2021-07-15T21:02:08+00:00July 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seasoned- Summer 2021

Happy Pride Month!

Happy #PrideMonth! Many 2SLGBTQI+ older adults in Canada have faced discrimination based on their sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. In honour of Pride Month, the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care share some great 2SLGBTQI+ resources on their website to empower long-term care homes to create a culture and [...]

2021-06-14T20:44:08+00:00June 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy Pride Month!

Liberalizing Therapeutic Diets for Diabetes and Renal Disease

Liberalizing Diets is not a new concept to us here at Seasons Care. With our 'food first' approach to eating for Seniors, we pride ourselves on offering well balanced, nutrient packed and delicious menus that are suitable for most Residents in our partners Homes. If a Residents personal needs cannot be met by the standard [...]

2021-06-07T15:27:18+00:00June 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Liberalizing Therapeutic Diets for Diabetes and Renal Disease

Hot Weather & Hydration

As we approach the summer months, it is important to remember to stay hydrated. An increase in heat can increase the risk of dehydration, especially in older adults. In extreme heat, monitor for signs and symptoms of dehydration such as: Fruity beverages, smoothies, popsicles, jello-o, ice cream and fresh fruit high in fluid content, are [...]

2021-05-27T21:54:59+00:00May 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hot Weather & Hydration

Seasoned- Spring 2021

Have a peek at our Seasoned-Spring 2021 Newsletter where we keep you well fed on what Seasons Care is up to! If you would like to receive our Newsletter, please subscribe to our Mailing List Here! Check out the Spring 2021 edition of Seasoned!

2021-04-21T20:53:08+00:00April 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seasoned- Spring 2021

We’re Celebrating 25 Years!

Seasons Care is celebrating 25 years! Throughout the year we will be sharing stories and posts on our social media pages about Seasons Care Dietitian Network and how we came to be. Those of you who know us, know we LOVE chocolate, and we believe in a food first approach that focuses on the enjoyment [...]

2021-04-21T21:01:22+00:00April 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We’re Celebrating 25 Years!

Lemon Curd Meringue Nests

Spring is here.... the birds are singing, the weather is getting warmer and the flowers are starting to bloom! So, why not celebrate the change in season with this decadent dessert that is a beautiful mix of both sweet and tart. These Meringue Nests topped with Lemon Curd and Fresh Fruit are deliciously refreshing and [...]

2021-03-29T19:12:15+00:00March 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lemon Curd Meringue Nests

March is Nutrition Month!

March is Nutrition Month! This year, dietitians want you to know that there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to healthy eating - let us help YOU find YOUR healthy! Nutrition Month 2021 focuses on the idea that what is “good for you” is not the same for everyone. Dietitians can help Canadians reach their health goals [...]

2021-03-25T21:52:59+00:00March 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on March is Nutrition Month!

Dietitians Day- March 17 2021

March is always a special time, celebrating Nutrition Month and taking the time to reflect on the critical work Registered Dietitians do across many sectors. Though Nutrition Month and how we celebrate looks different this year, it does not change the importance of what Nutrition Month stands for. Today, March 17 th 2021 is Dietitians [...]

2021-03-17T20:30:58+00:00March 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dietitians Day- March 17 2021

We’re Eating Vegetarian Tonight – Try Our Saag Paneer!

Canada’s New Food Guide has stirred up a lot of great conversation around what Canadians should consider including in their menu planning for a healthy, balanced diet. Some of those items on the menu include plant-based proteins and more vegetarian entrées. You may have noticed that restaurants and cafés are including more vegetarian and vegan [...]

2021-03-18T16:40:05+00:00March 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We’re Eating Vegetarian Tonight – Try Our Saag Paneer!

2020 Value Award Winners Announced!

The Value Awards seek to recognize Seasons Care team members who embody one of the 7 company values - Caring, Integrity, Excellence, Commitment, Teamwork, Creativity and Accountability. At Seasons Care, it is our tremendously talented group of Registered Dietitians who are making a difference in the lives of those we serve each and every day. [...]

2021-02-22T16:31:33+00:00February 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2020 Value Award Winners Announced!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! This Valentine's Day, the Huron Heights Community Association launched a 'Love Thy Senior Neighbour' campaign in London Ontario. The Association challenged members of the London community to donate Valentine's Day cards, hand-made crafts and pre-packaged candies or chocolates, which will be delivered to 3 Long-Term Care homes in the north end of [...]

2021-02-14T14:43:41+00:00February 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy Valentine’s Day!

Dietitians of Canada 2021 Board of Directors- Cast Your Votes!

Seasons Care is very proud to share that two of our Corporate Dietitians, Katrina Anciado and Twinkle Patel are candidates for Dietitians of Canada’s 2021 Board of Directors. We are honoured to share Katrina and Twinkle's stories as well as their passion and motivation for running. The deadline is fast approaching, the last day to [...]

2021-01-27T19:47:31+00:00January 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dietitians of Canada 2021 Board of Directors- Cast Your Votes!

Connecting with Others Through Food During the Holidays!

Although the holidays can bring great cheer, it can also contribute to the feeling of loneliness for some. This year more than ever, it’s especially important to connect with our Residents and our loved ones. A great way to connect with our Residents, and others in general, is using the power of FOOD! The power [...]

2020-12-21T17:58:24+00:00December 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Connecting with Others Through Food During the Holidays!

Holiday Reindeer Chow

It is salty and sweet.... and we love everything about this holiday treat! This easy recipe is made with 6 simple ingredients, is ready in just 15 minutes and is perfect for snacking on any time over the holidays! Each batch makes about 13 Cups. Holiday Reindeer Chow 1 Box (12 ounces) Chex Cereal 2 [...]

2020-12-08T02:21:39+00:00December 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Holiday Reindeer Chow

Safe Feeding at Mealtimes- Article by Twinkle Patel RD in Caressant Care Connections

Many Residents have difficulty with participating in mealtime activities. Providing assistance to Residents during meals ensures adequate intake of food and fluids and allows the Residents to connect with the staff one on one. Seasons Care Corporate RD, Twinkle Patel, provides a great article on safe feeding practices during mealtimes in the November Issue of [...]

2020-11-30T17:25:44+00:00November 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Safe Feeding at Mealtimes- Article by Twinkle Patel RD in Caressant Care Connections

Adjusting to New Dining Environments- Nourish Magazine Fall 2020

Seasons Care Corporate RD, Michelle Chiarcos and Nutrition Manager Consultant, Samantha Bombardier are very grateful for the wonderful opportunity they had collaborating on the "Adjusting to New Dining Environments" article with Sysco Canada in their Nourish Magazine published this Fall. This article provides helpful suggestions for: Adjusting to new delivery methods Adapting the menu Determining [...]

2020-11-28T16:37:34+00:00November 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adjusting to New Dining Environments- Nourish Magazine Fall 2020

Seasoned- Fall 2020

Have a peek at our Seasoned-Fall 2020 Newsletter where we keep you well fed on what Seasons Care is up to! If you would like to receive our Newsletter, please subscribe to our Mailing List Here!   Check out the Fall 2020 edition of Seasoned!  

2020-11-05T17:13:34+00:00November 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seasoned- Fall 2020

Pumpkin Cranberry Loaf with Cream Cheese Drizzle

Pumpkin Spice… and Everything Nice! We love everything about this seasonal recipe - it is moist and packed full of flavour, perfect for Fall!! Pumpkin Cranberry Loaf: Dry Ingredients:                                                      [...]

2020-10-22T23:58:33+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pumpkin Cranberry Loaf with Cream Cheese Drizzle

Thanksgiving During COVID-19

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and will look a little different to most this year. The COVID-19 Pandemic has greatly impacted the way we do things, especially the way we are able to celebrate holidays with our families, friends and loved ones in Long Term Care or Retirement Homes! It is important to remember, [...]

2020-10-08T22:08:26+00:00October 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thanksgiving During COVID-19

Food Safety Tips for Summer Barbecuing

It's Summer and the weather is HOT and perfect for barbecuing! As with all types of cooking, it is important to remember to follow proper food safety guidelines when providing BBQs for the Residents and our families at home this summer. Proper food handling will ensure harmful bacteria does not spread, causing foodborne illness. Here are some [...]

2020-08-26T18:12:22+00:00August 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Food Safety Tips for Summer Barbecuing

Physical Distancing and Pleasurable Dining during Covid-19.

During these unprecedented times, physical distancing in the Dining Rooms has become the "new normal" and during these difficult times, we continue to try to do our best to ensure we are keeping Residents and staff safe! Though guidelines are changing for the process of Family visits, it is very important to continue to follow [...]

2020-07-17T19:51:44+00:00July 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Physical Distancing and Pleasurable Dining during Covid-19.

Practical Advice for Food Service during COVID-19 – Webinar for ORCA

Seasons Care President, Carol Donovan RD, presented a webinar for Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) filled with advice for how to handle Food Service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This presentation is geared to Retirement Homes for ORCA, but is full of great advice for dietary departments in Long Term Care, Retirement and other Senior service [...]

2020-04-22T14:16:16+00:00April 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Practical Advice for Food Service during COVID-19 – Webinar for ORCA
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