Food has enormous importance in all cultures. Food preparation is a creative act involving ritual, celebration, and collaboration. Sharing a meal connects friends and neighbors, provides an anchor for families, and is one of the most popular ways to honor a significant event. In addition, humans have discerning taste receptors that allow us to savor tasty and well-prepared food. Therefore, the culinary experience is undoubtedly a fundamental factor in choosing a senior living community.
At Calder Woods, we recognize that good food is inextricably linked to the quality of life. Furthermore, nutritious, healthy food supports wellness and longevity and combats certain chronic conditions. To learn more about the superb senior dining experience that awaits you at Calder Woods, reach out today. Just dial 409.407.7636 or fill out our online form.
Why Are Senior Living Menus Important?
As people age, their nutritional needs change, but their enjoyment of delicious food does not. At our Senior Living Community, retirement home food takes both of these facts into account. The chefs in a senior community need to provide enjoyable, tasty, healthy food that meets the specific needs of an older population and the individual needs of specific residents.
One in four older Americans does not get enough nourishment, which puts them at risk of poor health outcomes and disease. It can also lead to weakened bones and muscles and injuries. It is vital that, as you age, you maintain a well-balanced diet that includes foods rich in nutrients.
A balanced, healthy diet helps seniors:
- Sustain a healthy weight
- Maintain energy
- Slow the progression of osteoporosis
- Avoid health conditions such as heart disease or diabetes
- Keep their immune system strong
- Reduce inflammation, a source of many poor health outcomes
When looking for a retirement community, one of the first line items on your checklist should be the menu and dining options. You should also consider the qualifications of the meal-preparation staff and determine whether there is a nutritionist on staff.
What to Expect with Senior Dining at Calder Woods?
In the beautiful Neches River Valley, Calder Woods senior community offers luxurious living for discerning seniors. We understand that our residents have high standards and deserve the best. We do not consider dining an amenity but a foundational piece of the senior experience. Nutrition and the enjoyment of food are non-negotiables at Calder Woods.
Our executive chef heads a staff of culinary professionals who create delicious, nutritious, and satisfying dishes every day, with plenty of special celebrations on special occasions and holidays. There are new options every week to delight the palate and nourish the body when it comes to senior living menu ideas.
East Texas specialties, such as Cajun and Creole-inspired dishes and nouveau American cuisine, are available regularly. In addition, traditional meals and recipes are available through a restaurant-style menu with choices for all three courses and the chef’s daily specials.
The Terrace is our restaurant-style dining room, open for three meals a day all week. The Bistro is open Monday through Friday until 2:00 and offers lighter options and snacks.
Find Out More About Senior Living With Meals at Calder Woods
Nutrition is more important than ever in your senior years. In conversation with our nutritionist and chef, you can discuss caloric needs, personal nutrient requirements, and any food sensitivities or allergies. A food plan individualized to your needs will be created, so you have assured a nourishing and tasty dining experience. Your healthy eating is as important to us as it is to you.
We can’t wait to hear from you. Reach out to discuss the amazing dining experience that awaits you at Calder Woods. Our online form is easy and quick, or you can call us at 409.407.7636.