Seasons donates $40K to food banks amid COVID-19 crisis

The Easter holiday weekend is normally a time to get together with loved ones over a delicious meal. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic this year, gatherings were limited to immediate family members. If you are living in a single-person household, this meant your time would be spent alone. While this continued effort to practice social distancing …

Olson dinner nights: Redefining retirement community dining

At Seasons, we understand how important it is to serve quality food that our residents love to eat. Since 2018, Seasons Retirement Communities has demonstrated this commitment by partnering with celebrity chef couple Michael and Anna Olson. About Michael & Anna Olson Anna Olson, Canada’s baking sweetheart, is one of the most recognizable television chefs …

Serving up seconds: Seasons continues partnership with the Olsons

At Seasons, we understand how important it is to serve quality food that our residents love to eat. To further demonstrate this commitment Seasons launched its partnership with celebrity chef couple Michael and Anna Olson in 2018. A bit about them Since 2001 Michael has been a Chef Professor at Niagara College’s Canadian Food & …

7 myths about seniors and sex

Many societal attitudes about aging need to change. Among these attitudes are the ones we have towards sex and seniors. It’s time we stop cringing at the thought of our grandparents’ sex lives, put aside our ageist perceptions, and come to terms with the facts: Seniors are human beings and it’s completely natural and healthy …

How to support your local food banks this summer

Nutritious eating is a key component of healthy aging. Yet many seniors don’t have access to fresh, wholesome foods every day. Research from the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal states that poor nutrition leads to serious health problems like diabetes, cancer and hypertension, especially in older adults. The HungerCount 2016 report from Food Banks Canada says …

The top 5 reasons to choose a career in dining services

Graduates of professional culinary programs are quick to begin a career in a restaurant setting. The fast-paced environment and the pressure to prepare top-notch dishes attract young, skilled and thriving graduates entering the dining services sector. Many people are unaware of the opportunities awaiting them in the retirement living sector. Eli has worked as a cook …

Seasons partners with the Olson’s

Partnering with Michael and Anna Olson At Seasons, we understand how important it is to serve quality food that our residents love to eat. To further demonstrate this commitment, Seasons is partnering with celebrity chefs Michael and Anna Olson. Since 2001 Michael has been a Chef Professor at Niagara College’s Canadian Food & Wine Institute. …

Retirement residence objections: Getting to the root of “I’m not ready yet”

Change is difficult for many people. Despite burdensome home maintenance, poor eating habits, isolation or the worry about who to call in an emergency, some older adults respond negatively when family members broach the subject of retirement home living. To assist in the conversation, here are some of the most common objections and how Seasons …