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Texture-modified meals: enhancing quality of life for seniors

17 December, 2020

Sodexo Chefs have been finding creative and innovative ways to serve food to residents at Maranatha Age Care facility. Food services can be challenging in aged care when considering the safety and nutritional health and wellbeing of residents. Some residents at Maranatha are also on a pureed diet and unable to eat foods which many […]

Brain Body Food: The Ultimate Guide to Thriving into Later Life and Reducing Dementia Risk

17 December, 2020

Ngaire Hobbins is a dietitian with a passion for sharing the science of nutrition, ageing and brain health with everyday people and is on the Expert Working Party for the National Congress on Food, Nutrition and the Dining Experience in Aged Care which the Maggie Beer Foundation is delivering in partnership with the Dept of […]

Season’s greetings from Maggie

17 December, 2020

How hopeful we all are that COVID restrictions are relaxing enough for most Homes across Australia to go back to getting towards normal. So many families have been unable to visit across borders to see their loved ones that has impacted the lives of so many, including the hard-working teams at Aged Care Homes who […]

What’s in season – December

16 December, 2020

There is no escaping Christmas, now it’s only a few days away. We take a moment to remember those in residential aged care, after an incredibly challenging year. Please make time to check in with our older Australians during this busy time. You may be starting to enjoy salads and BBQs, stir-fries, smoothies or fruit […]

Maggie’s tips for Christmas preparation

16 December, 2020

The biggest thing is organisation and preparation so it’s all a breeze. Preparation, for me, is all about making a great stuffing for the goose the night before. I also make the meringues for the pavlova ahead of time and store until I’m ready to assemble on the day. Prepare the ham by stripping the […]