May 13-19 marks Food Allergy Awareness Week, eMenuCHOICE champions food safety for seniors with allergy safeguards

Posted in News on May 9, 2018

Food Allergy Awareness Week kicks off on May 13 and aims to bring attention to the challenges an estimated 15 million Americans face at the dinner table. Much of the food allergy discussion centers around children, but researchers estimate 5 to 10 percent of older adults ages 65 and older have food allergies. Some have lived with allergies their whole lives while others develop allergies as adults. Food safety is a top priority for senior Read More »

eMenuCHOICE software transforming food service in senior living communities

Posted in News on January 29, 2018

Mobile apps make ordering food easier than ever, and that technology is helping seniors make informed choices about their meals and senior living communities streamline their food service processes. Meals are a tap away with eMenuCHOICE, a web-based, point-of-service software application designed to improve the accuracy and efficiency of communication among residents, servers and kitchen staff during the meal-ordering process. “Other software solutions place an emphasis on the items being sold to the residents, but Read More »

Lyngblomsten wins innovation award in McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards competition for its eMenuCHOICE software tool

Posted in News on October 13, 2017

Lyngblomsten, a senior care organization serving older adults in the Twin Cities since 1906, was named among top innovators in the 2017 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards competition for its development of eMenuCHOICE, a web-based software tool for meal-ordering and dining management. “Looking for new and innovative ways to improve the experience of our residents has long been part of the Lyngblomsten culture,” Lyngblomsten President and CEO Jeff Heinecke said. “With so much emphasis being Read More »

Lyngblomsten Receives Innovation Award

Posted in News on February 16, 2015

Lyngblomsten of Saint Paul was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the Leading Change Innovation Award for its original technology eMenuCHOICE™. LeadingAge Minnesota Stars Among Us Awards recognize and celebrate the exceptional organizations, leaders, volunteers and caregivers in older adult services. The Leading Change Innovation Award showcase the very best innovative programs and ideas from provider organizations that advance the field of care and help older adults remain independent as long as possible. eMenuCHOICE™ is Read More »