News Archives: December-November 2014

Clinical/Nutrition

Few Know about Medicare Obesity Benefit

Published 11/20/14 by Kaiser Health News

A little-known benefit in Medicare provides free weight-loss counseling for seniors, and research has shown those who participate see positive results. However, few beneficiaries know about the provision because it has been poorly promoted, and there are limits to where counseling is available. Read more

Production

Managing Food Costs as they Increase

Published 12/2/14 by Senior Housing News

Keeping dining costs in check as food commodities rise include local, seasonal sourcing and menu item substitutions. New software allows for more precise tracking of current costs and projections of future ones. Read more