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How Senior Living Dining Can Make Your Life Better

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Like many aspects of modern retirement communities, dining experiences and programs at senior living communities in Kansas City, MO, have evolved. Yes, they focus on offering balanced meals with an eye on nutrition and healthy eating options. But many communities — like John Knox Village are hiring chefs and dieticians who work together to combine their culinary skills and knowledge to create menus that rival the best restaurants in town.

Benefits of Chef-Prepared Senior Living Dining Options

  • More choices. Many senior living communities offer residents restaurant-style dining in multiple venues. Variety is always on the menu and is just as important as nutrition. Some even offer to deliver to your residence.
  • Healthier options. Your nutritional needs change as an older adult. Chefs often incorporate local, seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs while finding unique, tasty ways to cut out salt and other ingredients seniors should avoid.
  • Opportunities to socialize. The dining experience is about more than the food in front of you. It’s about the people at your table. It’s about meeting new friends and enjoying time with similar souls. It’s about nurturing your emotional as well as your nutritional needs.

If you want to improve your quality of life while enjoying restaurant-style dining every day, consider moving to a senior living community in Kansas City, MO. with a great dining program. You’ll be glad you did.

Additional Benefits of Senior Living Dining

  • Your meals are prepared by professional chefs who use fresh, high-quality ingredients.
  • Meet new people and make friends over healthy, delicious meals.
  • Enjoy social dining experiences and activities centered around food.
  • Choose among a variety of dining options, including sit-down meals, buffets and room service.
  • Work with a nutritionist to find meals that meet your specific dietary needs and preferences.

Eating healthy, balanced meals is important for older adults to maintain and improve their overall health and well-being and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

We Think of Our Restaurants as An Extension of Your Own Kitchen

Every table in our multiple on-campus dining venues is the best table in the house. Every dining experience offers unique menus, a distinct atmosphere and specialized service, including cafeteria service with style, coffee shop grab-and-go and traditional sit-down, service-driven dining. We can even deliver your meal right to your door.

Our menus, specials and pop-up events are all chef-driven and designed to keep your culinary options fresh, flavorful and interesting. Come give John Knox Village restaurants in Lee’s Summit a try; just be sure to call ahead as restaurant operating hours vary. Learn more about our wide variety of culinary delights by filling out our contact form or calling 816-892-4294.